Shannon was born and raised in Wisconsin, and moved to the Pacific Northwest in 1999. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology, and Masters in Business Administration. She has worked in human medicine for the last 22 years, specifically working as Director of Operations and in leadership roles overseeing healthcare administration and operations in social services. Shannon is an animal lover. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, cooking, gardening, and spending time with her husband, two boys, and Magnus, her 4 year old cutie pie boxer mastiff mix.