Shannon Plumstead is a Partnership and Communications Manager at Deerfield and joined the Firm in 2013. She is responsible for developing and executing communication strategies and events that support Deerfield and its external stakeholders, and is also involved in the Firm’s Break into the Boardroom and Women in Science programs. Prior to Deerfield, Ms. Plumstead was the Studio Coordinator and Executive Assistant to the CEO of Beneville Studios. Previously, she was the Facility Manager and Development Coordinator for LA PALESTRA (LPMG) and also served as the Administrative and Human Resource Director and Executive Assistant to the President at LA PALESTRA Center for Preventative Medicine. Ms. Plumstead started her career as a professional ballet dancer and graduated with honors from the Boston Conservatory.