Shannon Schneider

NAME:
Shannon Schneider

 
PROFESSIONAL TITLE:
Director, Government and Associations

 
COMPANY & BRIEF DESCRIPTION
IHG Hotels and Resorts
IHG is one of the world’s leading hotel companies, with well-loved brands, a world-class loyalty program, and a purpose to provide True Hospitality for Good.

ARE YOU ON A COMMITTEE OR SERVING IN A LEADERSHIP POSITION WITH SGMP: 
(Please provide details) Not currently but I look forward to exploring opportunities with my local chapter or National in the future
 
YEARS IN THE INDUSTRY: 20+ years
 
YEARS WITH SGMP:  3 years
 
ARE YOU A CERTIFIED GOVERNMENT MEETING PROFESSIONAL (CGMP): No
 
SHARE A FUN FACT ABOUT YOU
I have had the privilege to serve this industry based in the same city, Washington, DC, throughout my career. I have had the pleasure of being a part of 6 Inaugurations of the President of the United States. I also played Maisy Mouse at the White House Easter Egg Roll.
 
WHAT MOTIVATES YOU: 
What motivates me is the bigger picture. I know that if I work hard and find solutions for our customers, I am helping the US federal government accomplish their mission. In turn, my hotel partners benefit; we can create jobs and get many of my hard-working colleagues and friends back to work.
 
ACCOMPLISHMENT/ACHIEVEMENT YOU MOST PROUD OF: 
My two kids! Tobin is 16 and Stefin is 13. They challenge and inspire me every single day.