We are so excited to have with us two successful business women who also happen military spouses. Hear how they have built and continue to enjoy success with their businesses, even when they PCS to another location. Happy that Shannon Manion and Angela Durham are the speakers for our January 14th
Shannon Manion is a color and style consultant, Air Force spouse, and recovering shopaholic - always buying, but never having anything to wear. Shannon, became an entrepreneur after over 20 years as an educator in public, private, and charter schools in multiple states and countries. Her business, Color Curate, helps others curate their best image through personal color analysis. She is passionate about helping her clients become effortlessly confident - comfortable in how they look and what they wear each and every day.
Along with running her own business, Shannon is the Mentor Key Spouse for the 55th Wing at Offutt Air Force Base. In this role, she provides the strategic perspective for the key spouse program maintaining lines of communication, advocating unit concerns, mentoring junior spouses, encouraging family/spouse interactions, and ensuring ongoing training for spouses. Additionally she serves as the Honorary President for the Offutt Officers’ Spouses’ Club, is a member of the Offutt Community Action Team, and serves on the Bellevue Library Steering Committee.
Shannon is married to Mike Manion, a Colonel in the Air Force, and is the proud step-mother to three amazing young adults. In the summer of 2019, Mike will relinquish command of the 55th Wing at Offutt Air Force Base and the Manions look forward to their next assignment.
Army spouse & home-based business owner, Angela Durham, has lived in 8 states in 17 years of marriage and has been a home-based business owner with Thirty-One Gifts in 6 of those states. In addition to running the household, running a business and supporting a multi-million dollar team of 500 consultants, Angela currently volunteers for the Offutt Officers' Spouses' Club as the Social Vice President & the Silent Auction Co-Chair and with the Parent Teacher Network at Papillion Middle School. Prior to this year, Angela also volunteered with various PTOs, several Officers' Spouses' Clubs at other military installations, several Ronald McDonald House Charities, room mom/team mom and with Family Readiness Groups at the 8 installations to which her husband has been assigned. She was also selected to served as a Gives Care Council Member and as a National Mentor to the 80,000+ field of consultants with Thirty-One Gifts. Lastly, Angela earned multiple spots on Thirty-One's Leadership Council and has earned all 9 Leadership Incentive Trip opportunities open to leaders by Thirty-One.
Angela is married to Christian Durham, a Lieutenant Colonel is the US Army. They have one son, Conner, who is 12 years old. In the summer of 2019, the Durhams will PCS to Fort Stewart, GA, for Christian to take Battalion Command of the 1-7 IN Battalion.