Shannon joined the University of Tennessee Foundation in September 2014 as a Research Analyst. Prior to joining UTFI, she worked as a Financial Analyst in the Institutional Services Group of Regions Bank for 20 years. Part of her responsibilities at Regions was to help the Strategists, Relationship Managers and Portfolio Managers research and identify prospects for the Institutional suite of products. This included 401k plans, investment management and Endowments and Foundations. She was also the main source for sales reporting and special projects for senior management on a weekly/monthly basis. Shannon was also instrumental in implementing the Salesforce.com software (OneView) as the new contact management reporting system for the Institutional Services Group. Shannon holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Management from Tusculum College.