Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce
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The Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce
Shannon Jacques: An advocate for small business and a leader in community development, Shannon has demonstrated her leadership in many sustainable operations. For over twenty years she was the President of a Women Owned local small business. She has a deep understanding of community, culture and the economic development that drives our local economy. She is the Vice President at The Albuquerque Hispano Chamber, where she influences and drives small businesses daily, by helping them to scale on many different levels. She has also has worked in event management, small business and non-profit marketing, fundraising & sponsorship for over 25 years.
Shannon has been the event director of many well-known and well attended large events and initiatives including the 17-day New Mexico State Fair, National Rodeo VIP Events, Mud & Bud Run, various industry leadership academies, and now all the signature events with the AHCC. She has worked on the creative development of special projects with many organizations including the first ever New Mexico State Fair Beer project, which incorporated the emerging craft beer industry with the state’s largest event, and was also part of creating the labeling and flavor profile for the first ever New Mexico named beer. The initiative connected small businesses to new opportunities which has led them to be one of the industry leaders in the state.
Shannon has one of the best reputations for creating connections, influencing, community engagement and networking, by finding and creatively connecting small business owners and corporate partners to opportunities. As a relationship builder and facilitator, she has been able to help business of all sizes grow and brand.
Shannon is a partner in her family owned, 60 year old construction, agriculture and sand & gravel manufacturing businesses, Bar J Industries, partner with her brothers in their general contracting business, North Bar Industries, partner in their investment company, North Bar Investments LLC and an investing partner with Albuquerque’s number one distillery, Hollow Spirits.
Shannon loves spending time with her family and her two dogs, Monkey and Tina. You can find her every weekend spending time with friends and traveling. She is invested in our community and is excited about her new role and being able to continue the support of our small business community.