YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City

Women in Leadership: Shannon Hiebert

"She believed she could, so she did."

Meet Shannon Hiebert, Vice President of Human Resources here at the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City. Shannon joined the Y in December 2019. Before coming to the Y, she worked for Enterprise Holdings for almost 26 years as the Vice President of Human Resources for the Southwest Region. Prior to her VP role, Shannon held the position of Corporate Human Resources Manager at the Enterprise Corporate Headquarters in St. Louis. There, she served as a consultant to the west coast groups and developed and implemented several training programs as well as the company’s first recruiting campaign.

Shannon has served as the Co-President for the Oklahoma Schools of Character since 2011 and is one of the founding members of the Oklahoma Business Ethics Consortium. She’s served on the Consortium’s board and is currently the Vice President of Education and Membership. Shannon has her B.S. in Business Administration from Emporia State University and received her Senior Professionals in Human Resources Certification in May 2004.

In her free time, Shannon can be found rooting for the Kansas City Chiefs and spending time with her family.

Q&A with Shannon

Q: Who are the women that have inspired you?
A: My mother inspired my work ethic. As a single mom, she worked three jobs to support our family. I also had a female RVP at Enterprise Holdings that I hold in high regard. She had a lot of influence on my success at Enterprise.

Q: What is your walk up song?
A: Def Leppard’s “Pour Some Sugar On Me” – they are my favorite band, hands down!

Q: What are three things you look forward to on your drive to work each day?
A: Working with all the folks here at the Association Office, getting my daily “Good Morning” from my floor, and feeling blessed I work for an organization that values community.



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