Shannon L. WARLAND
Managing Director & Senior Advisor
Shannon Warland is a Managing Director at the firm and serves as a senior advisor to the firm’s leadership on a myriad of matters, including culture and strategy. She helped organize M2 in 1999.
Shannon has worked with André Rice since 1994, initially serving as the Controller of Rice Group, Ltd., the managing member of M2, and thus was engaged in every aspect of the firm from creating the back office to investor relations, human capital, and investments. Over many years, she served as the firm’s Controller, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, and Chief Administrative Officer. Shannon spent the first seven years of her professional career in the tax departments of Touche Ross and Coopers & Lybrand, followed by four years teaching accounting at DeVry University.
Shannon received a B.S. degree in accounting science from the University of Illinois and a Masters of Taxation degree from DePaul University. Shannon is a Certified Public Accountant.