Shannon Staples joined the PureTech team after serving in the nonprofit sector as the National Executive Director of the Border Patrol Foundation. In that role, Shannon was responsible for executive management and resource development for the national 501c3 that focused on providing support to the families of fallen Border Patrol Agents. Along with fiscal management, strategic planning, and event planning, Shannon was charged with marketing the mission in order to grow their support and national recognition.
Prior to that role, Shannon served as a Border Patrol Agent on the Southern Border in Arizona. During her time as an agent, she spent two years assigned to the Public and Media Affair Office tasked with performing on-camera news interviews, assisting with the creation of training videos, wrote and released press releases, and provided tours of the Arizona border to media and Congressional delegates.