As the former Investment & Portfolio Associate in the Accion Venture Lab team, based in Washington, DC, Shannon Dwyer engaged with portfolio companies to identify challenges and barriers to growth faced by the businesses; developed and scoped projects to address the areas of need; and worked with the companies to execute on the projects through internal and external research, analysis, development of recommendations, and co-creation with the companies. She was also responsible for the assessment of new investment opportunities and the development of investment theses, particularly in the Middle Eastern and Pakistani markets.
Shannon previously worked with Accion Venture Lab as an extern from Bain & Company. In that role, she provided in-depth strategic and operational support to portfolio companies, in addition to driving new investments. During her employment with Bain, she worked as a Senior Associate Consultant based in Atlanta, Georgia. Shannon holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.