A native of Southern California, Shannon has called Las Vegas home for almost a decade. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and English from UC Santa Barbara, and a Master of Education in Counseling from UNLV. Shannon is a licensed school counselor, previously working for both Beacon Academy and American Preparatory Academy. She is also a graduate from the Metro Chamber of Commerce Leadership Las Vegas program. She has tutored ACT and SAT test prep for over 10 years. Shannon is an avid reader and loves to spend time outdoors with her dogs.