How old is Carol Shanahan?
Carol Shanahan is 65 years old.
What is Carol Shanahan Net Worth?
Carol Shanahan's net worth is $10 Million.
What is Carol Shanahan Birthday?
Carol Shanahan's birthday is 01/12/1957.
What is Carol Shanahan Zodiac Sign?
Carol Shanahan's zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
What is Carol Shanahan's Real Birth Name?
Carol Shanahan's real birth name is Carol Ann Shanahan.
Where is Carol Shanahan's Birthplace?
Carol Shanahan's birthplace is Skegness, England.
How Tall is Carol Shanahan?
Carol Shanahan height is 5'6''.
What is Carol Shanahan Nationality?
Carol Shanahan nationality is United Kingdom.
What are Carol Shanahan's Professions?
Carol Shanahan's professions are Businesswoman.
Who is Carol Shanahan?
Carol Shanahan OBE is an English businesswoman and club chairperson of Port Vale Football Club. Shanahan was born in December 1957 in Skegness. She moved to West Bromwich at the age of six to live with her mother, who was the secretary to the West Bromwich Albion club doctor; it was at The Hawthorns that Shanahan first became interested in football. She left school without any formal qualifications. At age 17, she became the first female main-frame computer operator at Hoskins systems in Birmingham.She met Kevin Shanahan in 1979, a fellow IT worker. The pair would later marry and have four children – Kate, Rosie, Patrick and Francesca – before founding fintech company Synectics Solutions in February 1992. Synectics work to prevent fraud and have international clients that include governments, banks, building societies and insurance companies. Originally based in Newcastle-under-Lyme, the company moved to Burslem in 2015, in a large building next to Vale Park. The company received one of the Queen's Awards for Enterprise in 2019, leading her to state that "To win an award of this calibre is a fantastic achievement, contributed to by every one of our 360 employees. Of the many awards we have won over the past few years, this is the pinnacle of our work to date." This came two years after Shanahan was named as 'Director of the Year for Leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility' at the Institute of Directors awards. The Shanahans set up hospitality firm Summit Hospitality after finding they had extra rooms in Synectics' new building.She was awarded an honorary doctorate by Staffordshire University in 2017 and also became chair of the Port Vale Foundation Trust. She founded the Hubb Foundation in February 2019, a charitable organisation with the aim of helping underprivileged children in Stoke-on-Trent.