Shannon Older is a partner at The Dartmouth Company and opened the upstate New York office in 1995. Shannon has assisted numerous retailers with their upstate penetration efforts including Target, BJ’s Wholesale Club, BJ's Restaurant Group, Whole Foods, PetsMart, Ulta, Bassett, Panera Bread, Red Robin, Chipotle and Bloomin’ Brands. She has worked on behalf of landlords in the marketing of large scale properties and with developers in acquiring tracts of land for retail development. Shannon has a MBA in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business and a JD from Suffolk University. Shannon has been a member of Mass Bar Association since 1995, and has served as a member of the Chainlinks Board of Directors since 2006.