Vice President, Administration
The Administration division provides coordination and direction of organizational resources, financial services and administers the computer system.
As Vice President of Administration for the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce, Shannon Jobes oversees all administrative activities including finance and investment, personnel, technology, insurance and benefits and administrative support functions. She also provides the financial support to the St. Joseph Downtown Partnership Corporation, the St. Joseph Business Park Corporation, the St. Joseph Regional Port Authority, Urban Core Capital Corporation, St. JDC Charitable Fund, as well as the Community Alliance of Saint Joseph. Ms. Jobes serves as the staff liaison for the Chamber’s Finance and Audit Committee.
Before joining the Chamber on January 2, 1990, Ms. Jobes worked three part-time jobs while attending college. She served as the Deputy City Clerk for the City of Fairfax MO, Store Manager for Smith Tobacco Store and was an Accounting Clerk for the Fairfax Elevator Company.
Ms. Jobes graduated magna cum laude from Northwest Missouri State University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and also received her Master of Business Administration with an accounting emphasis from NWMSU. In June 2003, she received a Certificate in Nonprofit Organization Management from the Institute for Organization Management held at the University of Georgia. Ms. Jobes is married to her husband Jeff, and has five dogs, Saki, Chyna, Jack, Zhenya and Kate.