Shannon Gardner

Board Member at Large

Shannon is the Global Head of Human Resources at TransEnterix, an early-stage medical device company based in RTP. In her current role she is responsible for the company’s HR function globally. Before joining TransEnterix Shannon was at Biogen, a global Biotechnology company, where she held roles as an HR Business Partner for R&D and Sr. Manager of Talent Development.  Prior to Biogen Shannon spent four years at GE Healthcare starting in their HR Leadership Program and moving into various HR Business Partner roles. Shannon joined Raleigh Metro SHRM in 2016 soon after relocating to the Raleigh area.  She is originally from Dayton, Ohio and has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Dayton, where she also played college volleyball. After returning from an international assignment in Singapore she earned an MBA in International Business, from the University of South Carolina.  Shannon is a huge fan of traveling and has spent the past 15 years amassing passport stamps from countries all over the world.  When not working or traveling you can find Shannon at home with her family, in the Pilates studio or curled up with a good book.