Head of Marketing & Community, Hiretual
Shannon’s passion for talent and acquisition can be traced back to her early days as a novice recruiter. Tasked with a mission for professional development, Shannon latched onto the blogs of CareerXroads, ERE, SourceCon, and AIRS Training. Through her growth, Shannon adopted a motto from her mentor Gerry Crispin to become a lifelong student of our industry. Her learnings have shown her the power of relationships and the importance of community. Shannon believes that knowledge and wisdom are best shared in a community-driven environment. Shannon joined Hiretual in 2021 as the Head of Community and immediately launched Evry1, an open community for anyone in Talent Acquisition.
Shannon has a diverse background in training, sourcing, international recruitment, coaching, and journalism. Shannon got her start in the recruitment industry at Vanderbilt University and later worked as a Recruiter for Community Health Systems and T-Mobile USA. She also served as a Director of Recruiting for Moxy, Trainer with AIRS, Manager of Global Sourcing and Training for ManpowerGroup Solutions RPO, Editor for SourceCon, and last as a Managing Director for CareerXroads.
In her spare time, Shannon enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. She is a former Big Ten Champion and NCAA All-American swimmer for the University of Wisconsin-Madison.