Shannon Beeman, Washtenaw County Commission, 3rd District
Shannon Beeman’s love story with the County of Washtenaw began long ago as a student at North Creek Elementary in Chelsea. It was then, that she first learned of the unique attributes and characteristics that made Washtenaw County a wonderful place to live and raise a family.
After earning a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Kendall College of Art & Design, Shannon moved to Manchester to raise a family and serve the community she loved. Shannon went on to earn a master’s of business administration from Walsh College and a certificate in economic gardening from the Edward Lowe Foundation. Over the years, she has supported the region through her roles within Ann Arbor SPARK, the Michigan Small Business Development Center, Washtenaw Community College and the University of Michigan.
Shannon has devoted her professional career to developing programs to enhance the health and growth of Michigan’s economy. She served as an integral part of a number of community business support initiatives including the Women’s Exchange of Washtenaw, New Enterprise Forum, Library-Biz Connect and more. Shannon’s passion for the health of local businesses, along with her strategic planning and marketing acumen, has contributed to moving Michigan’s economy forward.
Shannon has been a resident of Manchester since 2005. She shares a home built in 1913 with her husband John and their two children.