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Meet Shannon Weslek: Assistant Operations Manager for the Prison Incentive Enrichment Program in Raleigh Butner

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Shannon Weslek

A member of the BISM team since June 2020 Shannon Weslek is the Assistant Operations Manager for the PIE (Prison Incentive Enrichment Program) at our Raleigh Butner location.

Shannon plays an important role ensuring that all operations run efficiently. Learn more about Shannon in her interview below.

What is your favorite kind of cuisine?
New Orleans creole! It is the best! I lived in Louisiana for some time and I absolutely love the food down there.

What is your favorite movie?
I love the 2012 film Battleship. It’s about a Fleet of ships meant to do battle. Its packed with action and just an overall good movie!

Do you have any hidden talents or hobbies?
Hmm. No Hidden talents, but I like playing video games. Mario Cart and Pokémon Go are my favorite games to play.

Are you a sports fan? Who are your favorite teams?
I am not a sports fan. What’s funny is that I used to work for a sporting goods company. I worked for Ridddelo. I am not fond of sports, but I can tell you anything about the equipment. Go figure. I don’t mind sitting down to watch a game from time to time, but no favorite teams or anything.

What is one thing you’re really bad at?
Running. If you ever see me running, you should run too.

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
My dad wanted me to be an astronaut because he worked at NASA, but I only wanted to go to space camp. When I was growing up, I really wanted to be a marine biologist.

Who inspires you?
My two daughters inspire me. I love them. I have great girls!