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Shannon Hendricks

Director, Compliance and Operations, University of St. Thomas

Shannon Hendricks is the Director of Gift Compliance & Accounting in Development at the University of St. Thomas.  Shannon is a CPA and started her career at KPMG where she first began her concentration in the insurance industry.  She has over 20 years of experience working in operations and financial areas within the insurance, healthcare, and reinsurance industries.  Shannon has substantial experience in identifying weakness in processing, reporting, and systems.  She is able to prioritize issues and implement changes based on financial impact and risk exposure to the organization.

When working at Allianz Life, Shannon developed an approval process and audit function for 150+ business partners that was comprised of Third Party Administrators, Managing General Underwriters, and Reinsurance Intermediaries that performed underwriting, premium processing and paid claims.  In addition, she developed and implemented a corporate financial exposure policy for the organization.

Shannon earned her undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of St. Thomas and will receive her M.S.L. in Organizational Ethics and Compliance in Spring of 2017 through the UST Law School.  She joins the Risk Leadership Initiative Advisory Board as an Alumni. 

In addition to working at the University, Shannon consults with Non-profits on Governance, Risk and Compliance issues.  “I’m at a time in my career where I can focus on supporting organizations in realizing their purpose.  It’s not only rewarding but you meet awe-inspiring people who are dedicated to their organization’s mission.”

Shannon lives in St. Paul and has three daughters – Kate, Sarah, and Anna who are also Tommies.  She looks forward to working on the newly formed Risk Leadership Advisory Board and providing insight into sponsorships to support the Initiative. 

Fall 2017 Courses

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J-Term 2018 Courses

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Spring 2018 Courses

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