Shannon is a Deputy Director at a Library Journal rated 5 star public library near Chicago. She is a member of the library’s administrative team and leads the development and delivery of library services for Circulation Services, Collection Services, Digital Services, Info Services, Programs & Exhibits, Senior and Accessible Services, and Specialty Info Services. Her experience includes library management as well as library programming, technology instruction, interlibrary loan and business and career librarianship. Shannon is a presenter and trainer on topics relating to organizational change, core competencies, leadership, social media, marketing, customer service, and library resources. Shannon received her Masters Degree in Library and Information Science from Dominican University and attended the University of Oxford for a post graduate seminar on International Librarianship.

Shannon has served various roles with the Chamber of Commerce, including the Better Business Committee and Co-Chair and Advisory Member of the Professional Women’s Council. She is serving as Chair of the Best Practices Committee (2018-2019) of the Illinois Library Association and previously served for 2 years on the Awards Committee (2011-2013).

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