Shannon Copp currently serves as the Director of Marketing and Communications. In this role, she leads the organization’s digital marketing strategy and supports the 1-on-1 tutoring department. Prior to joining Academic Approach, Shannon worked in higher education, training students on leadership skills and conducting local and national campaigns with University of Chicago and Interfaith Youth Core. Across Shannon’s 10-year career, she has prioritized taking projects and programs to new levels, from leading marketing campaigns and developing data tracking systems to writing curriculum and organizing large-scale events.
Shannon earned her Bachelor of Arts from Washington University in St. Louis before moving to Japan for a few years. After returning, she earned a Master of Arts from University of Chicago. In her spare time, she loves playing board games, exploring new restaurants, and engaging with the US-Japan community in Chicago