Shannon Gerber

Serves as the executive director of The Home Depot Foundation, Shannon Gerber leads The Home Depot’s philanthropic strategy, volunteer efforts and employee assistance program.

Shannon joined The Home Depot in 2002 and, prior to joining The Home Depot Foundation, she spent 13 years with The Home Depot in corporate communications. Most recently, she served as the senior director of events management, where she led large-scale events for the company, as well as The Home Depot Foundation’s fundraising events. In this role, Shannon’s team led the fundraising strategy and helped raise millions of dollars to further the Foundation’s work.

Previously, Shannon worked with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company in positions of increasing responsibility in events management.

Shannon has served on the advisory board of Make-A-Wish Georgia and is an active volunteer through Team Depot, Atlanta Community Food Bank, Safehouse Outreach, Atlanta Furniture Bank and other organizations. Shannon has a bachelor of science in business management from University of Phoenix.