Shannon Foran

Shannon advises individuals and families and provides customer support to a portfolio of donor funds.

Personal Philanthropic Interests
and Passions

  • Women’s Black Maternal Health
  • Education
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Health & Fitness
  • Child Welfare

Shannon comes to the Seattle Foundation with over 10 years of experience in various fields from the tech industry to education, and now she is excited to help her donors with their philanthropy goals. Shannon earned her B.A. in Communication Studies with a minor in Journalism from Eastern Washington University. She also received her M.A. in Education from Seattle Pacific University. She received four All-American awards as a NCAA track and field athlete while attending Eastern Washington University. She still enjoys running today and her other hobbies include yoga, beach days with her family, exploring museums and art galleries, wine tasting, dancing, and anything sports or fitness related.

Shannon has been working at Seattle Foundation since 2023.