Shannon Eckmann - Building Champions

Shannon Eckmann

Executive Coach

Resourceful and supportive, Shannon has a track record of guiding operations and leaders within the non-profit and corporate environments. With a reputation for strong listening and coaching skills, she identifies changes and opportunities that match her clients’ needs.

Shannon provides guidance on a wide range of issues, including organizational development and dynamics, communication and conflict, critical thinking, leadership and team development, and work/life balance.

Shannon worked for 16 years in higher education where she held administration positions in student development and enrollment as well as taught in the Social Sciences department. Shannon is committed to Board of Directors work. She currently chairs the board of Bridge Meadows, an organization that develops sustaining intergenerational neighborhoods for adoptive families of foster children while offering safety and meaningful purpose in the daily lives of older adults. She also sits on the Board of Trustees for The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology.

During her tenure at Building Champions, Shannon has led several key initiatives and held the position of Director of Operations. Well versed in creating and controlling large operating budgets, she led multiple departments through organizational development.

She earned her undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Portland State University and her graduate degree in Counseling Psychology from George Fox University. In her free time, Shannon enjoys working out, mentoring, spending quality time with her family and planning her next winery adventure.

“Shannon’s transformational and creative approach challenges me to reflect and react in a way that is really helping me see what’s possible as a leader. She works with me to bring about change, as well as offering me a clear methodology and roadmap for obtaining these results.”

– Jim Collins, Senior Director, Talent Acquisition
  • Organizational Development
  • Succession Planning
  • Strategic Planning
  • Team Development
  • Systems & Operations
  • Wine
  • Leadership Coaching
  • Focused 360 Coaching
  • Executive Retreats
  • Team Retreats
  • Workshops
  • Keynote Speaking