Dan Shannon – A Tribute to a Great Man
Daniel Shannon is an accomplished keynote speaker specializing in strategy and equity. With strong ties to HBCUs and as Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Amazon Global Physical Sales.
Arizona police allege that an Arizona resident buried his 97-year-old mother in his backyard so he could continue receiving Social Security and Veterans Affairs benefits on her behalf.
Early Life and Education
Dan Shannon was an incredible father, husband, brother and friend who deeply loved his family and always had the biggest smile on his face. Additionally, Dan served as President of Chicago Park District from 1969-1973 working closely alongside Eunice Kennedy Shriver to establish its inaugural Special Olympics event.
He played college football at Notre Dame before becoming a certified public accountant. Over his career, he has written many books and articles related to continuing education.
He possesses an eclectic range of interests and frequently writes on topics related to philosophy, history, economics and religion. At DePauw University he teaches “Philosophy of Sex and Gender”.
Dan Shannon is a recognized expert in business development, strategy and diversity equity and inclusion (DEI). He has held senior roles at Target, Thrivent, Kraft Foods and currently Amazon.
Shannon played professional baseball from 1988 until 1990 for both Cardinals and Phillies minor league systems, making his mark with Johnson City during 1989 as an Rookie. There, he hit.289 over 47 games while contributing 19 hits.
In 2019, Shannon was sent back down to single-A Hamilton where his hitting dropped significantly to.156 in 50 contests and pitching — four total outings — was equally unimpressive. As evidence presented at trial showed, Shannon orchestrated a murder after believing one of his drug couriers had been robbed; using contraband cellphones from behind bars to run this operation from.
Achievement and Honors
Dan Shannon made significant contributions during his long business career to Special Olympics. This non-profit organization assists disabled individuals worldwide to lead fuller lives.
Dan was also an innovator in continuing education and lifelong learning, having written numerous books on this topic. Dan has an undying commitment to helping those less fortunate.
Dan Shannon enjoys spending his free time playing golf and tennis, traveling with his family, volunteering at various events with wife and kids as a volunteer, mentoring young entrepreneurs through several companies he co-founded and receiving awards for these efforts. Furthermore, his dedication and hard work ethic allow him to continually hone his craft.
Dan Shannon dedicated his life to his family. As a loving father, husband, son, brother and uncle who made an indelible mark on all those around him he left an immeasurable mark in their lives. An avid supporter of his children’s sports activities as well as hunting and woodworking hobbies he took great pleasure in spending time with his grandchildren he was a treasure to have had around.
He was also involved with various civic organizations. He served on the board for Misericordia in Chicago – an non-profit home dedicated to individuals with developmental disabilities.
Federal prosecutors presented evidence at Shannon’s conviction hearing indicating he ran an extensive methamphetamine distribution operation from prison using contraband cellphones, using one courier as an instrument of murder due to believing they had stolen money from him and leaving their body along a highway.
Shannon also maintains multiple endorsements and partnerships. Furthermore, his YouTube channel boasts make-up tutorials.
No matter the audience size – from thousands of business leaders at an international sales conference to small groups of frontline employees in an intimate training room – Daniel never fails to leave them feeling inspired and empowered. His unique style combines entertainment with practical takeaways for everyday use! Daniel’s audiences always leave feeling uplifted! His audiences love Daniel for his inspiring speeches that deliver real value that they can apply immediately in their daily lives!