Shannon Zimmerman, River Falls, WI
Shannon grew up in Augusta, WI which is located just east of Eau Claire, WI. He would meet and marry his school sweetheart Angel and they would have two boys, Josh and Nick. The family moved to River Falls in 1996 allowing Shannon to work as a software programmer in the Twin Cities.
Shannon and Angel founded a language translation business from their home in 1997 at the age of 25. Slowly and steadily the business grew and turned into an international company with offices in five countries, but remains headquartered in River Falls where they employ approximately 130.
An outdoor enthusiast, Shannon enjoys hunting, fishing, time with the family on the lake. Both sons, now adults remain in the St Croix Valley. Josh manages vineyard and wine production for Belle Vinez Winery, a company the family started in 2015 and Nick, the youngest son is currently attending law school in the Twin Cities. Shannon has three grandchildren with a fourth due to arrive in November. A very close family with deep local roots.