Executive Director, Military Family Advisory Network
Shannon Razsadin is the executive director of the Military Family Advisory Network, or MFAN, a national nonprofit that uses a unique peer influencer model to deliver scientific research, implement cutting-edge communications strategies, and drive community outreach and collaboration. This work enables MFAN to deliver data-driven solutions to military families for maximum and measurable positive impact.
Shannon is known for her collaborative approach to solving critical issues effecting military families, as demonstrated by her relationships with community, state, and federal leaders; national nonprofit and for-profit organizations; and community service providers.
Shannon's leadership, authenticity, fresh approach, and focus on collaboration have set MFAN apart as an impact-centric organization and the trusted conduit to military families globally. Shannon has represented military families in a variety of speaking engagements and in both national and local broadcast and print news.
Shannon received her B.A. from Merrimack College and her M.A. from George Washington University. Shannon, her husband, and their two young children live in Newport, Rhode Island, where her husband is the Commanding Officer of the Naval Operations Support Command, Newport.