Membership Director & Community Concierge + + +
As the Membership Director, Colleen is responsible for the recruitment and retention of members. She also develops and implements programs that will increase membership and awareness of what services the Chamber has to offer. In her role as Community Concierge, Colleen helps employers recruit and retain high-value employees to North Iowa, with a recent emphasis on assisting with physician recruitment and retention.
Colleen is a graduate of St. Cloud State University. Chamber members will recognize her as KIMT’s former morning co-anchor, Colleen O’Shaughnessy. She has vast experience as an award-winning multi-media journalist and public relations specialist.
Colleen is a native of Rochester, but she has adopted Mason City as her hometown. She and her husband, Lucas, are the parents of a son, Johnathan. Colleen enjoys being involved in the community through a variety of volunteer efforts, including serving as Marketing Chair for the River City Morning Kiwanis Club. She is also a member of the Missouri-Iowa-Nebraska-Kansas Staff Physician Recruitment and Retention Network.