Shannon is an award-winning graphic designer and illustrator who began her career in fashion marketing after graduating Cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst. Upon moving to Truckee in 1997, Shannon worked for various local companies, including Squaw Valley Ski Corp and the Resort at Squaw Creek, while freelancing for local hospitality and real estate clients. Prior to joining SmallPond Studio in 2007, Shannon worked as a graphic artist for the Sierra Sun, Truckee’s newspaper.
As a principal at P O N D, Shannon manages all major print and illustration accounts and serves as lead designer for brand development projects. She is based in Grass Valley, CA.