Shannon Speshock | Communications Manager
Shannon joined the Pat Tillman Foundation team as the Communications Manager in November 2017. In this role, Shannon focuses on building and strengthening PTF’s brand and communications by sharing the incredible impact made by Tillman Scholars in their communities through digital media and public relations.
A native Arizonan, Shannon comes from a long line of military service people. She is a lifetime Arizona sports fan, and grew up watching Pat play during his days as a Sun Devil and later with the Arizona Cardinals.
She received her Bachelor’s degree in English from Arizona State University and started her career at Donor Network of Arizona. After moving to Chicago and earning her Master’s in English from Northwestern University, Shannon continued her work in nonprofit marketing and communications at Stand for Children before jumping at the opportunity to join the PTF crew.
Shannon resides in Chicago and enjoys hiking, volunteering, exploring the city’s excellent variety of independent bookstores, and is currently working on her Master’s in Library and Information Sciences at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign.