Dr. Shannon Slutman is the wife and Gold Star Widow of United States Marine SSGT Christopher Slutman. SSGT Slutman was a firefighter with the FDNY and was killed in Afghanistan in April of 2019 while serving as a reservist. Chris and Shannon were blessed with three amazing daughters. Together they enjoyed paying it forward by working with local and national foundations. She continues this legacy by proudly serving as an Ambassador for the Tunnel to Towers Foundation.
A lifelong educator, Dr. Slutman has worked as an elementary school counselor and is currently the Vice President of Grants, Compliance, and Development for charter schools throughout the country. For almost 20 years, she has helped schools to build rich academic programs through grant funding and to increase school choice opportunities for families. Dr. Slutman is passionate about educating our children on the service and sacrifice of our military.