Shanna Travis

Fort Washington, Maryland

If it doesn't open, it's not your door

With approximately 25 years of business administration and HR management experience under her belt, Shanna L. Travis is no stranger to the business industry. In 2015, Shanna capitalized on her experience by earning her Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in public administration from Columbia Southern University.

Shanna Travis currently serves as the advisor to the deputy director, chief technology officer within the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Her job involves providing authoritative advice and analytical support on complex, key mission-critical initiatives and business processes. Before landing her current role within the Treasury, Travis held increasing levels of responsibility within business administration and human resource management, including deputy secretary to the general staff and command protocol officer within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. She also oversaw the HR program for more than 25,000 military personnel as the senior enlisted HR manager at Fort Bliss, Texas. She is a veteran, having served honorably in the United States Army in several nominative leadership positions that have earned her numerous accolades and awards throughout her military career.

Travis holds a Bachelor of Science in social science from the University of Maryland University College, a Master of Arts in counseling and psychology from Bowie State University and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in public administration from Columbia Southern University. She is also a graduate of the U.S. Army Sergeants' Major Academy, the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute and holds a graduate certificate in professional HR management from Columbia Southern University.

"My Columbia Southern University experience was beneficial, challenging and rewarding. Matriculating at CSU afforded me the rare opportunity to learn while simultaneously applying the skills I was learning as I was actually working in my career field at the time."

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