Shannon Burns

Shannon is a CPA, and currently serving as the Director of Risk Management at the East Central Independent School District (ECISD) located in San Antonio, Texas.  She graduated in 1993 from The University of Texas at Austin with a BBA in accounting.  After graduation, she worked in accounting for the private industry sector. In 1998, she left the private industry and helped her husband launch his landscaping business.  In 2003, Shannon joined the accounting department at ECISD.  She began serving a dual role when she became the Director of Risk Management in 2014.  The focus at ECISD is to provide exceptional employee benefits, and she truly enjoys helping public education employees and providing innovative benefit solutions.

Shannon has had the privilege to serve the Alamo Area Association of School Business Officials as secretary for two years, and as VP, President Elect, President and Past President for the last 5 years (17/18 through upcoming August of 2022).

Shannon and her husband, Travis, have been married for 27 years and have three children.  Their oldest daughter, Jordan, graduated from Texas A & M University and is currently married and living in Houston.  Their son, Jarred, and daughter, Jessica, are both currently attending The University of Texas at San Antonio.  Shannon and her husband still operate his business and are coping with an empty nest by spending time with family and friends and focusing on their health and wellness journey.