Shannon Castillo of Johnson City has been named director of marketing and community outreach at Milligan College. In this role, Castillo will oversee and manage Milligan’s advertising and social media plans and help the college develop new partnerships and visibility in the Tri-Cities area. A 1996 Milligan alumna, Castillo worked at Milligan from 1996 to 1999 as an admissions counselor and associate director of admissions. She spent the last 11 years as an executive sales professional with Sanofi-aventis Pharmaceuticals, where she was ranked No. 1 in sales in her region in 2009 and 2010.
She is an active member of the organizing committee for the Blue Plum music and arts festival in downtown Johnson City. She is a member of the board facility council and the fundraising committee for the Johnson City Downtown Clinic and also serves as the chair of the Graffiti Hurts Committee, a graffiti abatement program in Johnson City.
Castillo and her husband, Jose, have two daughters and attend Redeemer Community Church in Johnson City. She began her work at Milligan on Aug. 3.