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Shannon Connolly

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My Vynamic color

Saffron / #f49820

Experienced management consultant and DEI Service Lead with a passion for strategic initiatives and the change and communication efforts that help make them successful.

Philadelphia, PA

Get to know Shannon.

Health Industry sector experience

Life Sciences; Health Services

Vynamic service expertise

Change Management; Culture & Team Effectiveness; Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion; Strategic Planning & Mobilization

Health Industry areas of focus

Leadership, Governance & People; Strategy & Growth

Best early career advice received

Ask for what you want.

Favorite Vynamic event

Summit Up every Spring, when we have the opportunity to gather as a full Vynamic team in one location. It's the most energizing day!

Professional passion

Supporting clients in the development and execution of strategic plans that help them grow, increase efficiency, or improve their company culture.

Community causes

I'm a Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), which allows me to champion the best interests of a specific child/family in foster care and work to achieve reunification or permanency for them.

Favorite quote(s)

“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” -Leonardo DaVinci

I could teach you how to

Cook! I love planning for and preparing meals, whether for one person or a whole dinner party. It’s also one of my favorite ways to unwind at the end of the day.

My family

My wife, Ruth, and our two rambunctious dogs, Whiskey and Sake

You may have not known

I am passionate about writing and spent the early part of my career in an editorial capacity at a magazine in Los Angeles.

What’s your Vynamic color?

Vynamic is currently seeking new team members (and their chosen colors) to add to our diverse palette. Ready to join a team that prioritizes authenticity and individuality? Explore the skills and experiences we need to grow our team.