Shannon graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, majoring in accounting. She went on to work for a local CPA firm in Columbia, SC performing audits for various entities including publicly held companies, local governments, 401k plans, and nonprofits. She also worked in the Internal Audit department of SCANA before returning to external auditing. After taking time off to raise her kids, she worked in various roles before joining CBE in October of 2019.
Shannon and her husband, Blakely, have three children attending school in the Lexington Richland 5 School District. They are members of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church where Shannon has been able to fill a role in overseas missions trips using skills as it comes to building and construction projects. So predictably, in her spare time, Shannon enjoys working on home improvement projects and traveling to visit friends and family.