RN Consultant / Life Care Manager
Shannon began working at Elite in early 2019. Her background is in healthcare, as both an advocate and care provider.
Shannon is a graduate of George Williams College of Aurora University, completing her BSN. Her hope is to go on to become a Nurse Practitioner.
Shannon recently completed a Residency Program and is presently working as a RN at Edward Hospital in Neurology/Cardiac Telemetry.
Shannon’s work history includes, being a private caregiver, a home health worker, CNA, and estate and property work. She has gained a great deal of knowledge in assessing value of property.
Her philanthropic endeavors include, Autism Speaks, Relay for Life, the Cancer Society, Crayon’s for Kids, Student Ambassador, KEY Club, Special Olympics, Student Nurse Association, Girl Scouts of America, Animal Humane Society and she is a regular blood donor.
While attending GWC, Shannon was elected President of the Student Nursing Association. The SNA is a voluntary organization through which nursing students practice self-governance; advocate for student rights and the rights of patients; and take collective, responsible action on vital social and political issues. The GWC chapter raised money last November, for the homeless, with a Hat, Scarf and Glove drive and in April, they will be organizing and conducting a blood drive.
Shannon has made a huge impact on the lives of so many clients. She was given the nickname “Smiley” by one of her clients and as soon as you meet her you will see how that name fits her, perfectly. Her kind heart and soulful approach to client care is second to none. She has implemented several original innovative ideas while working with her clients to assist in preserving a better quality of life. Shannon has an incredible work ethic and is always available to help anyone she can.
Shannon attended Aurora Central Catholic High School, Waubonsee Community College and George Williams College.
Her hobbies include, music, movies, travel, anything outdoors, woodworking and “building things”; in fact she is in the process of renovating her laundry room and making new shutters for her home. She enjoys spending time with her rescue cat, Gertie, and her Sheepadoodle puppy, Winnie.
Shannon resides in the Western Suburbs with her mother.