Taylor Shannon is the Special Events & Marketing Coordinator for BGCCP, focusing mostly on Craven and Carteret Counties. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, minoring in Marketing and Sales. She is from Wadsworth, Ohio and is a die-hard Cleveland Indians, Browns, Buckeyes and Cavs fan. She moved to New Bern to be closer to her sister while her Marine boyfriend was deployed, and loved it so much she stayed indefinitely.
She loves to be outdoors, especially on the water or hiking. She enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, Craig, his nine-year-old son Fenton and their cat Chewbacca (Chewy). She is the Board President of New Bern Get Your Color On and sits on the boards of Young Professionals Group and Beary Merry Christmas. She volunteers as much of her time as she can to her community including Habitat for Humanity, RCS, Mumfest, New Bern Chamber of Commerce and other organizations.