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Shannon Swift, SPHR
Shannon Swift is the CEO of Swift HR Solutions, Inc., a provider of strategic HR services and products for early stage companies.
has more than twenty years of human resources experience, combined with successful executive level management and business development roles.
She has held the top senior HR positions at GoAhead Software (Vice President and Corporate Secretary), Nastech Pharmaceutical (Senior Director), and Health Team Northwest (Director), formerly Home Health Care of Washington.
has also held senior level roles in outsourcing firms TriNet VCO
(Managing Director) and PMSI (Director of Business Development).
Shannon's passion and expertise is in facilitating effective growth/building capacity in organizations.
has extensive experience in growing human resource infrastructure from start up or early-stage to mid-size, mid-stage organizations.
Shannon also opened, developed, and managed TriNet VCO's first successful branch office (in Bellevue, Washington), after which she was promoted to manage four other branch offices around the country.
works effectively with executive teams and boards of directors to ensure that her
efforts and results are aligned with corporate values and organizational objectives.
Shannon holds a B.A. in Psychology, with a business supplement, from the University of Washington, and has achieved life time certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).
She is past president and a current member of the Lake Washington Human Resources Association (LWHRA), a chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and was named Chapter "Member of the Year" in 2002.
She currently sits on the Board of Directors and serves as Past Chair for the Northwest Entrepreneur Network (NWEN).
was recognized as one of the 2009 "100 Top Women in Seattle Tech" by Tech Flash, and was also honored with the "Best Service Provider to Start Ups" award by Seattle 2.0. Shannon
is a frequent public speaker on various human resources issues and "best practices".