Shannon M. Rowen

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Shannon M. Rowen

Assistant Professor of Practice, Director of Academic Programs - HRTM

Master of Arts in Management, Leadership Emphasis, Doane College, 2007
Bachelor of Arts in Business, Marketing Emphasis, Doane College 2004
SHRM-SCP

I have been very fortunate to have a diverse array of industry experiences. They have all been enjoyable and challenging in their own way, but by far my greatest joy has come in working with and preparing students for hospitality leadership positions.

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Areas of Expertise:

    Human Resources, Leadership & Diversity, Food & Beverage Management, Event Management

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
2017 University of Nebraska – Lincoln, College of Education and Human Sciences – Outstanding Teaching Award2015 – University of Nebraska Lincoln – Parents Association Teaching Award (recognition)2014 – University of Nebraska Lincoln – Parents Association Teaching Award (recognition)2010 – State of Nebraska Expo Team Award; State of NE (honors)2010 – State of Nebraska Leadership Program (honors)2008 – Manager of the Year; State of NE – Administrative Services (honors)1996 – Best in Quality, Service, and Cleanliness; BK #3909 (honors)1995 – Best in Community Involvement (work with LPS); BK #3909 (honors)1995 – Best in Quality Service, and Cleanliness; BK #3909 /#1490 (honors)1994 – Most Improved Restaurant; BK #1490 (honors)1994 – Best Profitability Over Plan (2nd place); BK #884 (honors)1994 – Burger King Corporation – Highest Sales Increase; 31.9% for BK #884 (honors)
Experience
University of Nebraska-Lincoln; College of Education and Human Sciences - Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management, Lincoln NE: Assistant Professor of Practice (8/12 - present)State of Nebraska; Lincoln NE: Human Resources Regional Manager (4/10-7/12)University of Nebraska-Lincoln; College of Education and Human Sciences - Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management, Lincoln NE: Temporary Lecturer (8/09-5/12)State of Nebraska; Lincoln, NE: Assistant Human Resources Administrator (11/07-4/10) Assistant Procurement Manager (03/06-11/07) Buyer III – Purchasing Division (09/05 – 03/06) Business Manager II (07/04 – 09/05)Eagle Entertainment L.L.C.; Lincoln, NE: Vice President & General Manager (07/98 – 07/04) Central States Health and Life Co. of Omaha, Omaha NE: Assistant Manager of Human Resources (10/97 - 07/98) Cormack Enterprises; d.b.a. Burger King, Lincoln NE: Crew Member to Senior Restaurant Manager (8/85 – 10/97)
Memberships
Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) Faculty Member December 2016 - presentMetropolitan Hospitality Association (MHA) March 2015 - presentInternational Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (CHRIE) 2015-presentLincoln Human Resources Management Association (LHRMA) January 2015 - presentAmerican Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) August 2013 - presentSociety for Human Resources Management (SHRM) April 2010 - present