Shannon Distel is the Business Services Librarian at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library in Illinois. Shannon is a frequent speaker and trainer on library and community resources for small businesses and job seekers and conducts over 100 hours of one-on-one appointments each year. She received her MLIS from Dominican University and has a background in library programming, technology, training and core competency development for library staff. Shannon's presentations can be viewed on SlideShare.
Stephanie Margossian is the Chief Operating Officer and Founder of TRAIL, the developer of JobScout, a free online training tool for job seekers. JobScout was designed with libraries in mind, through a partnership with the California State Library. She has a background in law and public affairs.