Ashley Shannon is the director of Marketing and Community Relations at Springs Memorial, where she has been employed for over 23 years and is a member of the Executive Leadership Team. Ashley is a native of Lancaster, SC, and has been active in community efforts from a young age. She is a graduate of Winthrop University with a degree in Communications. Past community involvement includes serving on the Board of Directors of The United Way of Lancaster County, HOPE in Lancaster and the Lancaster County Council of the Arts. She has also played an active role in the School Improvement Councils of Discovery Elementary and Lancaster High School and she enjoys working with the students of Lancaster High School’s LearnTV. She also serves on the Leadership Lancaster planning committee of the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce. She is an active member at Mount Nebo Missionary Baptist Church in Lancaster and is the mother of Ryleigh Waiters, who is a student at The University of South Carolina. Ms. Shannon joined the Foundation as a Community Advisor in 2017 and became a Trustee in 2019.