Shivaun is grateful for a life that has offered her a variety of experiences that have shaped her commitment to being a loving, inclusive, creative and impactful global citizen.
She started her career in the hospitality industry and has owned several small businesses including a meeting planning company specializing in the healthcare industry, sightseeing tour business, multi-media production company, wine accessory catalog business and a marketing, PR and event production company.
She worked in radio, producing and hosting two live, weekly radio broadcasts –while serving as the General Manager of DFW for a privately held financial news talk radio group.
She is passionate about educating people on mental wellness and is a nationally certified QPR suicide prevention trainer. Since 2015, she has trained hundreds of individuals and groups including first responders, medical students, teachers, students and clergy.
Palmer is married to a retired Navy pilot and has four stepdaughters, three son in laws, six grandkids and a rescue pit bull named Keeper whom she adores.
Her greatest compliment to date came when her then three year old granddaughter turned to her and said: “Grandma, I love you more than chocolate.” And scene.
She is thrilled to be a part of the emergewell+co team.