Shannon has more than 20 years of experience building and leading high-growth technology companies in the financial services industry. She co-founded, served as CEO, and led the sale of the two companies less than six years apart: Subserveo, Inc (Founded in 2008 * Sold 2011) and Paradata Systems Inc. (Founded in 1995 * Sold in 2006).
Shannon is well known for her expertise to lead and execute a repeatable Strategic Execution System which she created in her first company and validated in her second company. The success of her implementation of this system was validated by the speed in which the company was built and sold for. She now coaches CEOs and leadership teams from around the world who want the same success using the same system.
Shannon founded her CEO coaching and worldwide speaking business in June 2011. She is the co-founder of Metronome Growth Systems (Jan 2016) which is a cloud-based business platform for CEO’s, leaders and business coaches looking to practice high growth strategies. She founded Metronome United in July 2018 to support 60 international coaches in their quest to implement the 3HAG WAY and Metronome Growth System Framework to impact high growth companies and their teams.
In July 2014, Shannon wrote and released Amazon Best Selling – Entrepreneurship: “The Metronome Effect: The Journey to Predictable Profit”. Verne Harnish coined it the “Street Version” of his best selling book – Scaling Up. Shannon release her second book in April 2018 – which was recognized and Amazon Best Seller – New Release: “3HAG WAY” and a 2019 – Finalist in Business: Entrepreneurship in the International Book awards.
Shannon was recognized as one of Canada’s Top 40 under 40, and was awarded the Sarah Kirke Award for Canada’s Leading Women Entrepreneurs in 2006. Shannon was named Deal Maker of the Year in Vancouver in 2011 and was in the Top 3 Mid- Market Deals on Wall Street that year. In 2017 – Shannon was recognized as one of Canada’s 150 Women and in 2018 one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada – RBC Champion.
Shannon has a BComm, BSc, from Saint Mary’s University and MCSc. from the Technical University of Nova Scotia. She is married with three children 14, 15, 16 and resides in beautiful Whistler, BC.