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Shannon Swanson-Arend
Vice President of Employee Services
APi Group

Shannon Swanson-Arend is vice president of employee services at APi Group.

Swanson-Arend began her career at APi Group in 2003 as an administrative assistant at APi Construction, a subsidiary of APi Group. She transitioned to APi Group in 2005, and took over the benefits administration function in 2007. In the years that followed, Swanson-Arend took on increasing levels of responsibility in benefits, wellness, compliance, talent, and other areas. In 2018, Swanson-Arend was promoted to vice president of employee services and is responsible for benefits, wellness, retirement and payroll administration, as well as leading the corporate employee services team and the broader employee services community.

Prior to joining APi Group, Swanson-Arend studied psychology at the University of Minnesota-Morris. She enjoys travel, crafts, learning, and spending time with family and friends.