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Shannon McFayden

"When the going gets tough, get out into your community. Serving others is a great way to make a difference, lower your stress level and put your own challenges in perspective."

How She Empowers Others

Shannon McFayden serves as Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Human Resources and Corporate Relations for the Wachovia Corporation. In this capacity, she leads Human Resources, Community Relations & Corporate Communications. She has been named one of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking by US Banker magazine and received the United Negro College Fund’s “Maya Angelou Women Who Lead” award. She is the co-founder of the North Carolina Conference for Women and is frequently asked to speak on authentic leadership and women’s unique challenges and opportunities as leaders.