Raised in Norman, Oklahoma, Shannon graduated with distinction from The University of Oklahoma in 2006 with a B.S. in English Education and again in 2010 with an M.S. in English Education.
Shannon has worked for Blue Star Land on and off since her teenage years, cleaning the office in high school and working as an imager in college. She returned part time in 2014, serving as the Human Resources Coordinator and Office Manager. Shannon administers and coordinates all benefits for employees, manages and maintains new employee materials, and is the IT coordinator.
Shannon currently lives in Norman, OK with her husband Travis and two children, Knox (5) and Theo (3). Shannon serves as a Board Member for The Cleveland County Citizens Advisory Board and is a member of McFarlin United Methodist Church.