Anthony D Shannon, B.S., M.S.DIV

Anthony D Shannon, Sr is a Thought-Provoking leader in the Corporate World and now in the motivational speaking and training industry. He is an American author, speaker, and Pastor Prophet who has written 2 books and produced 4 Manuals, primarily focusing on leadership.

Anthony was born in Pontiac Michigan, is an evangelical Christian, he followed his Mother into the ministry. He completed a bachelor’s degree at Southern Christian University in 1988, a Master of Divinity degree at Southern Christian University. Shannon is a leadership expert, speaker, and author in the areas of corporate leadership, Casting vision, time Management, consultative B2B sales, business development, and coaching. He has impacted countless lives across The United States helping individuals come to the realization that change is necessary for their personal and business growth and Helping individuals know that Overing to Win is always possible even when the odds are stacked up against you.

Shannon has a unique ability to be pedagogy and didactic which engages motivates and inspires leaders of all levels to achieve their vision. 25 years of Corporate experience from Sales Training to District Vice President and Vice President Positions with Companies like ADP, CERDIAN, MARRIOTT, ADP TOTAL SOURCE, AND STAFFPLUS AND PAYCHEX, Shannon has also been responsible for overseeing the success of training departments and with over 3000 employees.

During that time Shannon has created and delivered world-class award-winning presentations on large stages within corporations all across the United States and now working to expand into Canada and other International Countries.

Shannon’s own personal Childhood experience about Overcoming setbacks has allowed him to use his life in Corporate America and now allows him to speak with passion and power to leaders of all levels.

Shannon has been the keynote speaker for many organizations and Churches, Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, Church of God in Christ, National Agents Alliance NAA Leadership Conference, NAACP Regional Conference in Ohio, ADP National Conference, Christian Business Network. and The Detroit Pistons Camp.


Shannon is a certified speaker, trainer, and Leadership coach, with the John Maxwell Group, and certified with the Sam Chad leadership academy and now working in partnership with the Fair Consulting Group. Shannon has had years to perfect his skills in Teamwork and Leadership which are now transferable and now allows him to reach more and train more leaders in industries across a large spectrum from Corporate teams, Sports teams, Organizational groups to Automotive Groups, and everything in between because every industry has leaders in some capacity.

Shannon has the ability in His training to take the complex and break it down to the simplified, Shannon training sessions are fun, lively, and relevant and have an impact on hundreds of thousands of employees, executives, Sales Managers, and High-level Sales Professionals.

Shannon says to live is to grow and to Grow is to Change and Change is necessary for sustained success, Shannon says he is living out his purpose to help people WIN in life and Overcome all obstacles even when the odds are stack up against you, so he will continue to help build great Winning environments that will cause companies and their biggest investment employees to thrive and Win throughout this 21st century.

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The Chicago Journal: Powerful Speaker Anthony D. Shannon on Transforming Individuals Into Industry Leaders

John Maxwell Group: Anthony Shannon

CEO Weekly: Pastor Anthony Shannon Graces the Stage of Shawn Fair’s Leadership Experience Tour

NY Weekly: Shawn Fair’s Leadership Experience Tour Inspires Hope and Transformation Through Pastor Anthony Shannon