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Shannon Furtick

Shannon Furtick, IOM

Contact for:
Ambassador Program
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremonies
Renewal Questions
Police & Fire Appreciation Breakfasts
Nonprofit Council
Leadership Grand Strand

Get to know Shannon

Tell us about your job position and some of your typical work tasks.
I have the privilege of overseeing the following: membership services and retention, ambassador program, ribbon-cutting ceremonies and grand openings, Chamber Access - Maximize Your Membership, staff liaison for South Strand Council, coordinates chamber affinity programs, appreciation breakfasts for the Myrtle Beach Police and Fire departments and the Census 2020 Committee.

Favorite Food
Chicken fingers and french fries with ranch dressing.

Favorite drink
Sweet tea

How do you give back to the community?
Currently I am the president of the Grand Strand Optimist Club and have been a part of the organization for 6 years. The Grand Strand Optimist Club focuses on bringing out the best in the youth in our community. We work with several organizations along the Grand Strand including the Children’s Recovery Center, Fostering Hope, Substitutes for Santa, Champion Autism Network, YMCA, Waccamaw Youth Center, Grand Strand Miracle Leagues, Camp Smiles, and more.

What’s your favorite thing to do in Myrtle Beach?
My family and I love spending Sundays during the summer enjoying and relaxing at the beach! We also love going to Myrtle Beach Pelicans games during the season.

Best advice you ever received?
Live everyday to fullest because you never know what the Lord has in store for you.

Tell us about your family/pets.
I am happily married to my best friend, Barrett. We have two amazing sons Gabriel and Grayson, and a yorkie, Maxx.

Favorite sports team
University of North Carolina Tar Heels