"Bringing California Home"
Shannon was born into a Real Estate family in New Orleans, Louisiana. After attending 12 years of Catholic school, college life began at LSU majoring in Interior Design. She graduated with a bachelor of science from Southeastern Louisiana University. Shannon was licensed as a Realtor in 1994 in Louisiana specializing in historic homes, rural properties as well as income property.
Shannon’s dad had been stationed at Vandenberg Air Force Base in 1959, long before she was born. Her parents fell in love with the Central Coast and would make the long journey from New Orleans to their dreamland every chance they could. She realized that “The Central Coast is California’s best kept secret” and when her parents retired there, Shannon and her son’s followed in June of 2004, missing the Katrina catastrophe by a little over one year. She considers herself as a part of the Central Coast.
Upon moving to the central coast, she met her love Brad Bowdey along with his three wonderful children. They married in 2009 becoming the "Bowdey Bunch". They enjoy great food, organic gardening, hiking, outdoor activities travel and wine tasting.
Besides real estate, Shannon's background also includes restaurant and event management. She owned and operated two restaurants, one an Italian Restaurant named La Bella Rosa in Folsom, La. and the second a Cajun Restaurant named Blanchard's Cajun Cookery in Solvang, Ca. She was also the catering in event manager at Inn at Morro Bay, Cal Poly University and Hilton Garden Inn, Pismo Beach.
Shannon is a highly active Realtor who specializes in relocation, secondary homes, first time home buyers, luxury, rural and beach properties. She serves as a board member Pismo Coast Association of Realtors Foundation, and Pismo Coast Association Five Cities Rotary. She goes the extra mile for her clients in finding or selling their home. Shannon loves being a Realtor out of the pure joy of helping her client/friends make their real estate dreams come true.