Shannon has been the Director of Development at Haven House Services Since August 2016 and the Chief Development Officer since August 2023. Shannon oversees all aspects of the agency’s finance and fundraising efforts. Prior to coming to Haven House, Shannon spent more than 15 years as a development director of nonprofits locally and in the St. Louis area working in the areas of early childhood education and services for individuals with disabilities. In addition to her experience with nonprofits, Shannon has more than 10 years of experience working in marketing and public relations for corporations and associations. Shannon has a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Missouri- Columbia and a Master in Public Administration from North Carolina State University.