Shannon Swiger MBA – 2017 Top 100 Under 50 Emerging Leader


Shannon Swiger MBA
Manager of Internal Communication
Novant Health
University of NC, Chapel Hill

Shannon Swiger leads patient safety and quality, diversity and inclusion, and nursing communications at Novant Health. Previously, Shannon worked as a senior communications specialist for Johns Hopkins Medicine, and as a public relations/marketing specialist for Novant Health. Shannon is passionate about improving the world around her. She’s a member of the Junior League of Nashville and the Sierra Club, and recently began volunteering with the Nashville Entrepreneur Center. In January 2017, Shannon volunteered with Saha Global, where she traveled to Ghana and helped build a sustainable water business that serves 450 people. In March 2017, Shannon was one of 50 employees to receive Novant Health’s “Mark” award for demonstrating excellence in the organization’s values. Shannon received her B.A. in journalism, mass communication and political science from UNC at Chapel Hill and a M.B.A. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with concentrations in marketing and sustainability.