Jessica Shannon '01

Assistant Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

Phone: 860-945-7902
Year Appointed: 2017

After graduating from Taft in 2001, Jessica matriculated to Cornell University, where she received her B.S. from the School of Industrial and Labor Relations. While at Taft, she was a member of the dance ensemble, and active in many student leadership organizations. Jessica is currently an alumni class secretary.

After college, Jessica worked as a college counselor with Stonehill Educational Consultants in London, where she assisted international students with the university application process. She also wrote content for client websites and marketing campaigns with Caridan Marketing in New York, and as a credit analyst with Citigroup Asset Management. She spent five years in Switzerland with her family.

At Taft, Jessica work in admissions, serves as assistant director of financial aid, and is co-head of CPT4. She coaches life fitness in the fall and intramural tennis in the spring. She lives on CPT4 with her husband, Ryan, and their two young children, Emma and Owen.