Shannon Cordray is Project Manager for Petrus handling a variety of responsibilities for clients and internal staff. Shannon brings to us twenty-two years experience in sales/marketing and fundraising. She began her career with the Multiple Sclerosis Society in Houston, Texas where, at the time, she led the organization to its most financially and logistically successful MS150 Bike Tour in its history. She served as Executive Director for Trees of Hope, which exclusively supports Star of Hope Mission for the Homeless, a Christ-centered ministry. She worked for Coca-Cola in sales and marketing; calling on fountain drink customers, key accounts, and organizing trade show efforts and implementing marketing programs for the fountain division.
More recently, she was the Business Development Manager for Simon Property Group, the largest global real estate company, supporting the marketing efforts of the Houston Galleria, and personally creating advertising, special events, and media opportunities for clients such as: General Motors, Emirates Airlines, and Nestle, just to name a few.
In addition, Shannon has a long history of volunteerism in her communities in many capacities, from serving as one of many to serving as a leader on boards and various steering committees. Shannon has a Bachelors Degree from the University of Houston. She resides in Austin, Texas, with her husband and their two children.