Shannon Leigh built her corporate career at C.H. Robinson, Worldwide, Inc., a publicly traded, Fortune 500 company, where she accomplished a great deal over the course of 12 years. As the first female in her division to hold an upper level management position, she developed multi-million dollar client programs, built successful sales departments and employee training programs, as well as served in industry facing roles, as a subject matter expert for transportation and agriculture.
Shannon's propensity for stand-up comedy evolved as she spent over a decade perfecting her presentation style across a wide arena of speaking engagements. Through delivering high-level content with a comedic approach, she achieved greater degrees of audience engagement and retention of material. As a result, Shannon went on to expand her resume to include stand-up comedy, as she has spent many years building a successful career as a professional comedian. Based in Los Angeles, Shannon travels all over and performs across a variety of mediums, from corporate events and industry conferences, to top comedy clubs nation-wide.
Throughout her multi-dimensional career, Shannon has been recognized as a stand-out leader. She has a double-degree in Business Management & Entrepreneurship from Clemson University, has received multiple achievement awards as well as undergone extensive business training through a number of prestigious programs. Among those, she is a graduate of the California Agricultural Leadership Fellowship, a 2 year intensive leadership training ground designed exclusively around industry's rising stars.
Shannon is the Founder of Sleigh Creative, an organization that focuses on the transformation of others through keynote speaking, comedy, consulting and coaching. In present day, Shannon works with a vast array of groups, comedians, organizations and audiences through multiple industries and inspires individuals to uncover their true potential, accomplish their goals, see the results AND have a little fun in the process!