Get to Know ME with Shannon O’ Shaughnessy

Motivation Excellence

Shannon O’ Shaughnessy is our Get to Know ME spotlight employee this month. It just so happens it’s her anniversary month working at Motivation Excellence! Shannon is a wizard with data and helping our clients set and track goals that tie back to a company’s bottom line. Take a few minutes to get to know Shannon in her own words. 

What’s your title and how long have you been at ME?

My title is Senior Program Manager, and my 9th anniversary is this July. 

What’s something special about working at ME that you’d like to share?

I couldn’t pick a better group of people to work with. Not only do we treat each other like family, but this is a group of hard-workers who pride themselves on going above and beyond. 

Have a special story about a client interaction that you still smile about?

I had a participant who wanted to send me flowers, to thank me for helping him figure out an issue with his account. 

What’s an unknown or odd talent you have?

Not sure if it’s a talent – but I can read and write backward and upside down!

What motivates you to accomplish things in your life (work or personal)?

In my work life, what motivates me is knowing that our clients and participants are happy and a program is successful. 

What do you enjoy doing outside work?

Reading, astrology, hanging out with my pets, watching documentaries

One thing that always makes you laugh is?

My silly dog, Billy. 

If ME didn’t stand for Motivation Excellence, what could it stand for?

Masters of Engagement 

What’s the most interesting former job you’ve had?

Coaching pee-wee soccer at a park district.

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