Professional Experience
  • Lecturer, Enterprise Risk Management, Columbia University

  • Associate, Enterprise Risk Management, Columbia University

  • Adjunct Instructor, Speech Communication Studies, Iona College

  • Director of Sales & Marketing, Norwalk Hospital

  • Vice President of Sales, Access Medicare

  • Associate Director of Medicare Marketing, MetroPlus (NYC HHC)

  • Regional Sales Manager, Universal American

  • Marketing Product/Project Manager, Universal American

  • Corporate Project Manager, Universal American

  • Marketing Services Coordinator & Creative Writer, Universal American

  • Client Associate, Merrill Lynch

Shannon Malkin Daniels
Education & Certifications

University of Central Florida

Master of Arts

Interpersonal Communication

Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Studies

Communication, Writing, Marketing

Institute of Integrative Nutrition

Certified Holistic Health Coach

Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaching

Institute for Functional Medicine

Continuing Education Certificate Functional Medicine: A Systems Approach to Reversing the Epidemic of Chronic Disease

Shannon Malkin Daniels is a public speaking, communication and mindset coach as well as author and motivational speaker. In addition to her coaching practice, Shannon teaches at the University level. She is a Lecturer, Enterprise Risk Management at Columbia University where she teaches Strategic Communication for Risk Professionals, and an adjunct at Iona College where she teaches Business and Professional Speaking, Intro to Oral Communication and Interviewing.


After a successful executive-level career in sales, marketing and communication, Shannon left the corporate world to pursue her passion of helping others achieve success. Throughout her corporate career she led diverse teams and worked with both internal and external stakeholders. She has experience working with employees at all levels, including c-suite executives, across multiple disciplines in several industries.


She now leverages her experience and expertise to help professionals overcome obstacles and drive results. Shannon’s diverse work includes working with an inventor to beat out the competition at Shark Tank auditions, teaching business owners how to pitch their products and services to customers and investors, and delivering custom seminars at corporations such as MasterCard. She is also a top rated SCORE workshop instructor.

Water Yourself

Shannon’s book Water Yourself: A Practical Guide to Weed Out the Bad, Get More Good & Live Your Dreams was published in April 2015.


Shannon holds a master’s degree in Interpersonal Communication from the University of Central Florida, is an IIN certified health coach and is an AADP Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner. She also sits on the Board of Directors for Orchids of Life, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose purpose is to fund research of natural, non-toxic treatments and medicine.