From 2006-2010, Shannon was Assistant Director of MVP National. As MVP National’s lead female trainer, she facilitated over 600 training sessions with more than 15,000 participants. Starting in 2010, she worked to adapt the MVP curriculum for use in Australia and develop a pilot MVP program there. In addition, Shannon has been a key member of the MVP Strategies teams that have trained U.S. military personnel in bystander intervention in the U.S. and overseas in theatre in Iraq.
Shannon has a B.A. in Journalism and an M.A. in Business and Counseling from the University of Texas-Arlington, and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Boston College.