Shannon Watlington

Shannon Watlington, Senior Coach, Taking Donors Seriously®, brings 20 years of fundraising, strategic planning and leadership development experience to her work with The FOCUS Group. She has worked with Young Life for 9 years, during which she has recruited, trained and developed teams of people around a common goal. She has a passion for casting a vision to help individuals see how they can strategically use their gifts and resources to engage in a mission that aligns with their God-given passion and creates a ripple effect for God’s Kingdom in the world.

Shannon holds a Bachelor of Science in Advertising, Public Relations and Political Science from Ball State University in Indiana. She lives in Greenville, NC with her husband and their twin teenage sons. Her family enjoys playing games, traveling across the country watching baseball games and checking different MLB stadiums off their bucket list, beach days, and reading a good book.

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