Shannon Balaban

Associate Director of Custom Programs
“I am passionate about delivering high-quality learning and development experiences for our clients. It is exciting for me to know that I can contribute to the growth of teams and individuals in the life sciences industry, which can impact society as a whole.”


  • Shannon serves as The Leadership Edge’s Custom Solutions Liaison. Shannon has been committed to enhancing the education of individuals and groups for the past decade. She has served as Program Coordinator at a college for executive coaching, was a Behavioral Therapist, and was both a Trainer and Mentor for Tutors at Santa Barbara City College. Shannon will direct The Leadership Edge’s custom client experiences by managing leadership programs and materials, shaping projects with the business development team, and overseeing each project from inception to client fulfillment.


  • B.A. in Psychology from California State University Channel Islands

  • Certificate in Personal and Executive Coaching from College of Executive Coaching


  • American Psychological Association Award for Academic Achievement


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The Leadership Edge develops and strengthens the collective talent of people in purpose-driven life science companies around the world. We accelerate their performance resulting in life-changing discoveries that enhance our daily lives.
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