Executive Directors

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Shannon J. Anderson
COO

Shannon has been with Place of Hope since 2003, where she began as the Office Assistant. She has served in several capacities including the Advancement Department and Director of Program Services.

Prior to Place of Hope, Shannon worked at Florida Atlantic University Honors college Library. She earned her B.A. degree in Psychology and Spanish with minor concentrations in Business and Human Development from Rockford College. She earned several honors including Outstanding Psychology Major, Psi Chi, Phi Sigma Iota, and Phi Beta Kappa.

In addition, Shannon and her husband served as Cottage Parents at Place of Hope for almost two years. Shannon is married to her high school sweetheart, Jason, and they have four children: George, Keziah, Jaiden, and Noah.