Shannon Italia


Shannon is responsible for all of Harbor View’s business development efforts, which encompass sales, marketing and brand strategy. As a member of the senior leadership team, she also plays a key role in building and leading the broader Harbor View team.

An entrepreneur at heart, Shannon has always been passionate about helping organizations elevate their performance and increase their impact. In her role at Harbor View, she discovers opportunities for the firm and then creates a roadmap for executing on those ideas.

As the senior director for External Relations at the Coggin College of Business at the University of North Florida, she worked with executive leadership and students to spearhead the creation of a flourishing Career Management Center.

Shannon has also worked in senior-level business development roles for several Fortune 500 companies throughout her career. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Carl H. Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of North Florida.

Outside of work, she is passionate about economic empowerment. She mentors many young professionals and serves as chair of the board of Rethreaded, a Jacksonville-based social enterprise. She is also an avid group fitness participant at the Brooks and Winston branches of the YMCA of Northeast Florida.

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