Shannon Skelley is a business development consultant currently living in North Vancouver, British Columbia. She spent the last few years in Malaysia and has 20 years experience working with corporate, not for profit, public sector and regulatory organizations. At National Observer, she consults with the management team on strategy and execution of fundraising projects and grant applications. But that is only part of what Shannon does. Through her own business, she works as a consultant to nonprofits and businesses in the Greater Vancouver area, providing marketing and communications insights, as she makes and fortifies connections.