Shannon was born and raised in the Bay Area and attended college in the beautiful McMinville, Oregon where she received her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Linfield College. After graduation, she moved back home and joined the beloved Hillside Community. 

Post-graduation, Shannon started working at a restaurant in San Francisco where she found much joy in serving others and creating welcoming environments for people to come eat and enjoy time with one another. She still works part-time at the restaurant and enjoys the opportunity it gives her for outreach in the city.

Shannon loves working with children and youth and finds so much joy from investing in the faith our young people. Shannon enjoys hiking, doing yoga, and all things related to hospitality.