Vice President of Community Impact
Shannon Mowery, one of the company’s longest tenured team members, serves as Vice President of Community Impact. In this role she oversees all aspects of Pennrose’s outcomes-driven approach to providing on-site support and resources to help residents achieve their goals. In 2023, her responsibilities were expanded to include oversight of activities related to the Pennrose Foundation, DEI, and corporate citizenship. Shannon is also responsible for new program design and implementation and working with Pennrose Development team members. She is responsible for developing and managing community partnerships for all future developments, including those needed for low-income housing tax credit and Federal HOME Loan Bank applications, as well as ensuring that every site within the 170+ property portfolio meets the individual program obligations that were a part of each property’s original plan.
Shannon began her career with Pennrose Management Company in 2002 as Supportive Services Coordinator, where she coordinated and facilitated supportive services activities and training including health and wellness, human service needs, as well as recreational activities. She was promoted to Director of Supportive Services in 2015 and to Vice President in 2020.
In 2023, Shannon led the activities that led to Pennrose’s achieving CORES Certification, which recognizes organizations across the country that have developed a robust commitment, capacity, and competency in providing resident services coordination in affordable housing communities. The rigorous certification process reflects an organization’s deep commitment to the highest standards for resident services, resident health and well-being, and data-informed operations and decision making.
Before joining Pennrose Shannon was the Family Living Program Coordinator for Threshold Rehabilitation Services, where she was responsible for assigned family living providers and consumers to ensure all safety measures were being met, advocated on the behalf of persons with disabilities, as well as conducted monthly pre-service trainings to assure compliance with all state and agency regulations.
Shannon serves on the Board of Directors of the Pennrose Foundation, a nonprofit charitable organization that further enhances the company’s mission of transforming communities. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biobehavioral Health with a minor in Human Development and Family Studies from Pennsylvania State University and is certified as a Mental Health First Aid Instructor and a Fair Housing Specialist.