Director of Talent Management, Responsive Group Inc.
When Shannon joined our team in 2018, she brought over 20 years of expertise in human resources and a fresh HR perspective gleaned from her experience across multiple industries such as retail, real estate consulting, professional services, automotive and health care. Empathetic and compassionate, Shannon wants to help people reach their full potential. In her role as Director of Talent Management, Shannon leads the development and execution of a transformational talent management strategy that encompasses recruitment and workforce planning, performance and recognition, leadership development and succession planning, engagement and well-being and talent management service delivery. Shannon’s sense of humour and her ability to see the positive in situations make her a creative mentor and leader.
Prior to joining our team, Shannon led the People and Culture provincial team at the CBI Health Group. She began her career at Golf Town as a “Jill of all Trades” where she held positions in operations and buying. At the Altus Group, she grew the HR function from a “mom-and-pop shop” to an international HR department across more than 15 countries as Director of Global HR, and working at Magna International, as Global Director for People Development and Training, she focused on leadership development, succession and recruitment.
Shannon holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mount Allison University and a post-graduate diploma in Corporate Communications from Sheridan College. She is a designated Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP), a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) and a Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR), as well as a certified coach for 360s and behavioural assessments, a certified Predictive Index Analyst and a Certified Voices Coach. Active in the HR community, she is a member of the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA) and the York Region Chapter as well as the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI).
Born and raised in Newmarket, Ontario, Shannon currently lives in Queensville, Ontario, with her husband, their three children and a dog. In her free time, Shannon enjoys ball hockey, yoga, trail bike riding, camping, canoeing, hiking, music and dancing.