As Senior Vice President of Development, Shannon is responsible for developing and maintaining client relationships with an emphasis in strategic real estate planning. She oversees strategic site selection, entitlement, project development and financing for clients.
Prior to joining Oppidan in 2006, Shannon amassed extensive real estate experience through her work in the corporate real estate division of Cushman & Wakefield LaSalle Partners in Chicago, IL, as well as at Trammell Crow Company in St. Louis, MO. In these roles, she represented several major corporations throughout their corporate relocations across the country. Prior to this she was an engineer for IBM Corporation.
She served as co-chair of the “Dawn of a Dream” benefit concert on behalf of the Children’s Cancer Research Fund and is a member of the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, the International Council of Shopping Centers, MN Crew, the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care and the American Seniors Housing Association Chairman’s Circle. She also serves on the board of Camp Fire Minnesota.
Shannon received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota.