Shannon G. Benton - Executive Director

Shannon Benton is the longest-serving employee of The Senior Citizens League, having joined its staff in 1999. She currently serves as Executive Director, where she is responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of the organization.

Ms. Benton has appeared extensively in the media, appearing on CNBC's Power Lunch, writing an op-ed piece in USA Today, and being quoted by The Washington Post, Associated Press, Denver Post, Houston Chronicle, San Diego Union Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, Miami Herald, and dozens of other media outlets.

Prior to working for The Senior Citizens League, Mrs. Benton had a 12-year military career where she served as medical corpsman in the U.S. Army. Mrs. Benton has a Bachelors of Science in Management. She resides in Dale City, Virginia with her husband and four children.