Shannon Latham joined the staff full-time in January of 2001, after serving as an intern for eight months. While in high school and college, she worked at the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce for six years. As assistant director for the Economic Development department, Shannon works with new business prospects, maintains updated demographic information and coordinates the meetings and events for the department.
Additionally, Shannon handles the tax abatement applications and analysis required for the City Council. Shannon earned a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Kansas. In her spare time she enjoys outdoor activities, traveling and spending time with her husband and two daughters.