Shannon Rowbury, Strategy Captain for Elites Optimization Services, is responsible for the development of corporate initiatives and strategic partnerships. Her profound understanding of sport, leadership and innovative thinking, make her uniquely qualified to optimize the EOS experience for professional athletes who are transitioning to post-athletic careers.
As one of the most accomplished US Track athletes of all time, Shannon’s longevity in her sport is inspiring. Her honors include three time Olympian (4th in the 2016 Olympics), two-time World Bronze Medalist, American Record Holder at three distances (1500m, 2 miles, 5000m), ranked top-10 in the world for a decade.
Shannon is also the co-founder of Imagining More, a non-profit organization that promotes arts and athletics amongst young women, and she is a member of the PA/USATF Foundation Board of Directors. Most recently she was selected by the US Department of State to serve as a Sport Envoy to Morocco.
A Duke University alumni, Shannon graduated magna cum laude in 2006 with a BA in English, Theater and Film Studies, and in 2008 went on to receive her Master’s Degree in the Humanities.