Shannon Affholter is an Assistant Teaching Professor at the Runstad Department of Real Estate.
Shannon was the Chief Operating Officer at Oakpointe Communities, providing operational leadership for one of the largest land developers in the Puget Sound. Before Oakpointe, Shannon was the executive director at the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties, the largest local homebuilder association in the nation, where he oversaw the Association in its entirety.
Prior to his tenure at the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties, Shannon was the Vice President of Business and Economic Development for Economic Alliance Snohomish County and was elected to serve two terms on the Everett City Council. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Western Washington University and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Pacific Lutheran University.