August 5, 2021: Meals on Wheels Chicago is pleased to announce Shannon Murphy, Partner and Vice President Client Growth Lead at Bluedog Design, has been appointed to serve as President of the Board of Directors. Shannon joined the Board of Directors in 2020, and succeeds Amy McCarty, Partner at Monahan Law Group.
“It has been a great honor to have served as President of the Meals on Wheels Chicago Board of Directors,” said McCarty. “I am incredibly proud of our accomplishments, particularly over the past year as we responded to a surge in demand that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic. I am confident in our future and in Shannon’s leadership as we continue to serve our most vulnerable neighbors.”
Shannon is a marketing professional with over fifteen years of experience in leadership, advising, and consulting on behalf of the world’s largest brands. This experience has given her a valuable perspective through the lends of growth strategy development.
“Meals on Wheels Chicago supports the people who have supported us. Seniors have built our culture, nation, community, businesses, safety, families and so much more. They are valuable members of our society who deserve care, attention, and friendship. I love that Meals on Wheels Chicago is the ‘front line’ for thousands of people experiencing food insecurity, supporting them holistically.”
About Meals on Wheels Chicago
Meals on Wheels Chicago envisions a community in which all basic needs are met and barriers to achieving independence are eliminated. Our goal is to support programs that offer individuals a choice in their care and living arrangement, despite age, income, or ability. Meals on Wheels Chicago has raised both private funds and awareness to accomplish our mission to ensure that both homebound seniors and individuals with disabilities benefit from programs that improve quality of life and maximize independence.