Empowering Pumps & Equipment is excited to announce Shannon Tymosko as the 2021 Industry Person of the Year. The Industry Person of the Year is voted on by professionals in the industry. 2021 was the third year for the Industry Person of the Year nomination.
Shannon is an electrical apprentice by trade. She began working in the field in 2019 after completing her pre-apprenticeship and co-op at Arcelor Mittal Dofasco. “I genuinely love my job, and being an Electrical Apprentice keeps my physically, and mentally healthy, all while helping me stay financially secure. I feel challenged, engaged, and proud of the work I do.” says Shannon.
Financial independence is important to Shannon, along with teaching others about the trades. She has a strong passion for her career an is an advocate for the skilled trades. Going forward, Shannon would like to see mental health in the trades evolve, more women in the industry, and to empower the youth to join the trades.
Her advice for anyone wanting to enter the electrical field is to “be persistent and attempt getting hands-on experience you can add to a resume. Additionally, to women who may be interested search out programs in your area that help support women transition into a trade.”
To learn more about Shannon Tymosoko, you can visit her website at www.shannontymosko.com. Empowering Pumps & Equipment CEO sits down with Shannon to learn more about her. To watch the interview visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3d5vpUOT1Uo
Each week professionals in the industry nominate an Industry Person of the Week to be featured through Empowering Pumps & Equipment. If you have someone that you would like to nominate for Industry Person of the Week visit: https://empoweringpumps.com/nominate-a-pump-person-of-the-week/