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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.

Shannon 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, Shannon took on increasing levels of responsibility in benefits, wellness, compliance, talent and other areas. In 2018, Shannon was promoted to vice president of employee services, where she is responsible for leading the team that manages APi’s U.S. health benefits, wellness, retirement and equity programs, as well as HRIS, corporate payroll and HR administration. She also collaborates with other team members in leading the broader HR Leader community.

Prior to joining APi Group, Shannon studied psychology at the University of Minnesota, Morris. She enjoys travel, crafts, various outdoor activities, live music and theatre, learning new things, and spending time with loved ones.