Shannon joined the IWS team to increase the focus on organizational excellence. As Director of Special Projects, Shannon supports and challenges the team in its efforts to provide exceptional client service and produce a superior product while implementing best business practices.
Shannon's career began at the Phoenix-based, full-service advertising agency, Riester where she honed her ability to forecast client needs and adapt to environmental challenges. More recently she supported event plans for the Scottsdale League for the Arts, the host of the long-running Scottsdale Culinary Festival. This position included the execution of 12 fundraisers over six consecutive days with more than 90 vendors and 40,000 plus guests.
After earning her bachelors degree in Advertising and Rhetorical Advocacy with a minor in Psychology from Purdue University, Shannon moved to the warmer Arizona climate where she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.