Shannon has led growth and scaling strategies as Chief Operating Officer for several highly ambitious education enterprises including Amplify’s digital curriculum business in its earliest days, Success Academies, one of the highest-performing and highest-growth charter networks in the country, and PLTW, a national leader in robotics and project-based STEM programs. Shannon’s first role in education was at the NYCDOE as a member of Chancellor Joel Klein’s Children First leadership group, where she was also a member of the inaugural Broad Residency in Education cohort.
She started her career as an analyst at Goldman Sachs in the mergers and acquisitions department. Shannon holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and was a Morehead-Cain Scholar at UNC Chapel Hill.
Shannon resides in Saratoga Springs, NY with her husband and daughter.