Shannon grew up in Phoenix, AZ until graduating high school. Soon after, she enlisted in the United States Air Force and spent almost a decade serving her country. During her time in the Air force she traveled all over the world, meeting people from various walks of life while pursuing her degree and certifications in the medical field. While stationed in England, she met her husband-who was born and raised in Valdez. Shortly after leaving the military, she moved to Alaska where she and her husband are raising their two beautiful daughters.
Shannon received her AA from Prince William Sound College and is finishing her degree in accounting. She loves to play tennis, spend time with her family, and enjoys helping people whenever she can.