Executive Managing Director, Total Workplace • United States
Shannon O’Hare is Managing Director, Business Incentives Practice and has over 20 years of experience in economic development and financial incentive negotiation.
She creates financial benefits for clients in distribution, manufacturing, back office/customer service operations, research, and headquarters facilities. Ms. O’Hare represents clients across a wide range of industries including automotive, energy, hospitality, healthcare, technology, consumer products, and retail. Ms. O’Hare also successfully negotiates incentives for real estate development projects across the country. She has extensive experience in negotiation of public-private partnerships involving various economic development incentive tools.
Ms. O’Hare prides herself on her long-standing client relationships, adding value to client deals throughout the US. She remains involved with clients and projects long after incentives are negotiated, ensuring clients have the ability to fully monetize benefits.
Prior to her current position, Ms. O’Hare was Director for NexGen Advisors, a boutique development finance and incentive consulting firm, and held previous positions at Deloitte and Arthur Andersen, LLP.
Ms. O’Hare has a BS in Accountancy from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She is a frequent speaker on and contributor to economic development topics and publications. She is also a member of several economic development and real estate organizations.