Shannon is an Arizona native and grew up in Kearny, Arizona. She graduated from Northern Arizona University with a B.S. in Construction Management and a master’s degree in Organizational Leadership with a Project Management emphasis.
Upon graduation, Shannon worked in the construction industry for 9 years with Kitchell Contractors at the Flagstaff Medical Center campus. She then joined APS in Community Affairs, working with various communities and organizations throughout the state. In 2016, Shannon returned to NAU as the Community Relations Director.
She enjoys spending time with her two children, cooking, golfing, volunteering, and traveling.