Shannon Marie Haworth, MA
Shannon Haworth is the Proposal Manager at Skyline Technology Solutions. She works closely with Business Development, and other operations and delivery divisions within Skyline to improve procesess, increase proposal quality, and win rates. While in this role, and in less than a year, she has developed and now implements processes to improve the workflows associated with proposal development. She also manages marketing and design intiatives, as well as continuous process improvement initiatives and training.
Prior to Skyline, she worked as a program director for the American College of Preventive, a Public Health Analyst in the Office of Health Equity (OHE), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Health and Human Services (HHS), and as the Senior Program Manager, Disability and Public Health at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD).
She has also worked for the Partnership for People with Disabilities as the Project Manager for ASD Early STEP, the Virginia state autism implementation grant awarded by MCHB. She is a former Virginia LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities) trainee, former Interdisciplinary Clinic Coordinator, and faculty member for the LEND program and at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Shannon has a Master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis and a graduate certificate in Autism from Ball State University. She also has a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and earned a Post Baccalaureate Graduate Certificate in Disability Leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University as well as a Graduate Certificate in IT Project Management from George Washington University.
Shannon’s most important role is that of a dedicated parent of a young child with autism and other co-morbid mental health disorders. She is an advocate for children with disabilities and their families, and has a passion for helping children with autism and other disabilities to achieve their highest potential.
Shannon is a published author on autism, children’s mental health, and parents’ experiences with receiving an autism diagnosis for their children, as well as autism, mental health and dual diagnosis for minority children.