Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Shannon completed her Bachelor of Commerce in International Business, her Bachelor of Arts in English, and her minor in Japanese at the University of Calgary in 2009. She received her public relations certificate in 2012 from Mount Royal University. She enjoys reading, writing, skating, skiing and dancing.
Shannon is a regular contributor with Business in Calgary Magazine, and an Events Committee Coordinator with the International Association of Business Communicators, Calgary chapter. (IABC/Calgary). She is also a member of the Canadian Imperial Business Network (CIBN/Calgary NW), and of Junior Chamber International, Calgary chapter (JCI/Calgary).