Shannon joined Valmont Utility in 2011 as a Product Manager. He was promoted to the Director of Product Management in 2013, where his primary duties included such things as maturation of existing utility product lines, new product development and introduction, product marketing, etc.

In 2019, Shannon was named Vice President and General Manager of North America Utility. In his current role, he spearheads partnerships between Valmont Utility and its customers to address the challenges of changing power generation and distribution. Shannon oversees the development of innovations that will ensure a safe, reliable, responsible power grid to meet future demand.