“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” – Alan Kay
As the organization’s President, Shannon Brice leads the 2021-2022 League year for the Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO), providing strong guidance for the Board of Directors and JLNO staff. She will preside over meetings of the Board, Joint Council and General Membership while also acting as the organization’s official spokesperson.
Since joining in 2012, Shannon has been instrumental in developing and implementing League fundraising activities by chairing JLNO’s Touch a Truck, Freret 5K fundraising events and Strategic Partnerships. Shannon came to the Junior League to partner with women who wanted to develop a stronger community. That volunteer commitment is what she likes most about JLNO, and she appreciates how all its members work together to learn from one another. This collaboration creates thoughtful initiatives and robust goals. Through her JLNO service, Shannon has learned that, despite coming from diverse backgrounds, women share the same ultimate goals of being happy, residing in safe communities and making New Orleans a wonderful place to live and work.
Shannon is the Chief Financial Officer for Richard’s Disposal Inc and the Chief Executive Officer of Brice Consulting, LLC. At Richard’s Disposal, she is responsible for managing the financial risk of the corporation, as well as financial planning and market data analysis. Prior to joining the company, Shannon was the Program and Commodities Supervisor at Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E). In that position, she was responsible for several Supply Chain programs. Prior to joining PG&E, she held several different positions at Entergy Corporation, including Supplier Diversity Specialist, Lead Analyst in Supply Chain and Financial Analyst including Supplier Diversity Specialist, Analyst in Supply Chain and Financial Analyst Treasury/Cash Management. Some of her key responsibilities included administering statewide diversity initiatives for Louisiana and Mississippi, analyzing contracts and maintaining domestic bank relations and cash forecasts.
Shannon received her Bachelor of Arts from Dillard University, as well as a Master of Business Administration from Tulane University’s A.B. Freeman School of Business. Her commitment to her alma mater continues through her involvement as a volunteer member of the Tulane Business Alumni Association. Additional community-based endeavors include serving as board Vice-President Dress for Success New Orleans and Friends of City Park Treasurer. She is also an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. Awards and accolades range from Diversity MBA magazine’s Top 100 Under 50 Emerging and Executive Leaders to the LADC Leader Award.
A proud native New Orleanian, Shannon resides in the Warehouse District. She loves the energy of the city and looks forward to the continued inspiration and education she’ll receive as a Junior League of New Orleans Board member.