Shanon Kerkhove is a IT Project Manager for Sammons Financial Group. Shanon grew up in Huron, SD and moved to Sioux Falls after High School. She graduated with a BA in Management Information Systems in 2001, Masters in Information Technology/Project Management in 2010 and PMP in 2011. Shanon has been in the financial industry for 18 years and 3 years in the media/communications industry. Roles range from Collections, Risk Analyst, Systems Analyst and Project Manager. She is always excited about learning new methodologies, tips/tricks and how other organizations utilize project management. Shanon is excited about the opportunity to serve as the PMI Sioux Empire Chapter in the VP of Membership Role. She has been married for 17 years and have two active boys; Braeden – 13 and Tanner – 7. When she is not working, she loves spending time outdoors with family, hunting, fishing, camping, crafting and traveling.