Shannon graduated in June 2010 with her BS in Psychology from Portland State University. After her extensive work organizing events, leading and building student organizations from the ground up as a student leader, Shannon became passionate in pursuing a career in higher education to help and mentor students reach their full potential. She is currently pursuing her MA in Counseling at PSU while working full time for SLS. Before her position in SLS, Shannon had worked in a law firm for three years. During her free time, Shannon enjoys the beach, movies, anything outdoors, traveling, exploring new food, wine tasting, playing with her puppy.