Shannon Henderson

Economic Development Manager

Henderson, who for the past five years has been constituent relations coordinator in the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business, is the economic development manager in the University of Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center. She began her new duties Oct. 31, 2022.

A 2005 graduate of Mississippi University for Women with a bachelor of food science degree, Henderson has also worked 10 years in the food industry in Seattle, Washington, and Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

At Tippie, Henderson planned and implemented events for the Dean’s Office and other departments, including faculty and staff, donor, and community leadership events.

At Iowa JPEC, Henderson will focus on statewide partner engagement and partnership development.

Henderson and her husband, Brendan Paul, reside in Cedar Rapids with their two children.

Shannon Henderson
Bachelor of Food Science, Mississippi University for Women, 2005
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