Erin Shankle Linkedin

Consultant

“Sometimes the answer isn't always apparent and buried deep within the details, so aligning the right people and inquiring intelligently can uncover a path never seen.”  

Erin Shankle’s colleagues say she is able to listen to a complex issue, pick out the important pain points, and quickly create solutions that work for all involved. Over the past 10 years, she’s worked in international business development management for Acumed, a global provider of orthopedic and medical solutions, where she oversaw record-setting sales, territory and startup expansion, product launches, and new account development.

Erin’s ability to quickly gain trust and develop strong relationships—at all levels—allows her to successfully lead diverse cross-geo teams to solve complex issues. She likens her business success approach to her competitive dragon boat racing team approach! Everyone rowing in complete sync with one another to move the boat in the right direction and find the quickest point from A to B. Erin received her bachelor’s degree from Oregon State University.

  •  ALTERNATE CAREER: NIGHTLY NEWS ANCHOR
  • SUPER POWER: COMPETITIVE DRAGON BOAT RACER
  • QUOTE TO LIVE BY: “DO NOT GO WHERE THE PATH MAY LEAD, GO INSTEAD WHERE THERE IS NO PATH AND LEAVE A TRAIL” — RALPH WALDO EMERSON