Shannon has extensive experience in the apparel retail industry, serving in various upper leadership roles during her 25 years in a corporate specialty retail environment.
During that time, she was responsible for managing operational and HR processes in multi-unit retail settings, creating business strategies to increase market share, drive profitability and increase customer satisfaction. She has participated in several accelerated leadership programs and has served on multiple filed advisory committees where she was able to leverage her analytical expertise to develop business solutions. Her passion and focus for developing high performing teams and cultivating a customer-centric environment contributed to her many career achievements. She was nationally recognized for her commitment to brand excellence, customer engagement and producing top line results.
Shannon has managed more than 2500 employees and upwards of $45M in revenue during her tenure in the fast paced, customer service, retail industry.
Born and raised in Kansas as an army brat John joined the Marine Corps only a few days after he turned 18. He was leading teams in a multitude of operations by the time he celebrated his 19th birthday in the city of Fallujah, Iraq. John served honorably on 3 combat deployments; directly engaging in and leading marines as well as multi-national forces into combat operations in both Iraq and Afghanistan.
After being honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps he graduated from Kansas State University with a double major in psychology and family studies and human services. During his college career he logged thousands of volunteer hours running multiple community engagement programs. To this day; John continues to serve his community as a volunteer wildland firefighter and an advocate for combat wounded veterans like himself.
When not working with Iron Protection Group John likes to explore destinations around the globe as he has been to 36 countries in all.
There is no denying that Blaine loves the State of Colorado. He once left however his heart lead him back and he is now living in the state for good. And, we are so happy he did, as he is a great asset to Iron Protection Group as our Sales Executive.
Blaine’s professional experiences has been primarily based in technology sales, dealing with both public and private sectors. Since returning to Colorado, Blaine used his experience to be an avid advocate of the cannabis industry and has great respect for the hard working professionals that are raising the bar in the industry. Currently, Blaine’s focused on creating and leveraging successful relationships to drive growth and provide a positive experience for IPG’s clients.
When Blaine is not networking and taking care of IPG’s clients, you will find him enjoying his friends and family, skiing, practicing yoga and hanging out in Colorado’s beautiful backcountry. Also, don’t be surprised if you happen to see Blaine in Downtown Denver on any given Saturday morning leading Walking History Tours.
Tim joined the Marine Corps in 2008. He served as a Military Police Officer in garrison at Marine Corps Base Quantico and Camp Lejeune. While serving, Tim filled the billets of gate sentry, patrolman, tactics instructor and accident investigator. After departing the Marine Corps in 2013, he attended the Columbus Division of Police Recruit Training Program in Columbus, OH and served as a police officer with the Dublin, Ohio Division of Police. After exiting the public sector he took a district asset protection position with The Home Depot until coming aboard Iron Protection Group in 2017.