Shannan Hofman Bunting


Chicago, Illinois

Shannan Hofman Bunting is a professional communicator, project manager and media relations expert with a focus on national retail, restaurants, craft beer, food and beverage-based businesses and an emphasis on green practices. As the founder of Solstice Communications, Shannan is responsible for strategic planning, account supervision, media relations and creative direction for the agency’s diverse clients. Her background covers all facets of public relations and communications including feature article/newsletter writing, speech writing, event coordination, product launches, print/online material design/development and more.

Shannan has secured high-profile media coverage in numerous outlets including: The TODAY Show, Ellen, CONAN, USA Today, Associated Press, Reuters, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Good Housekeeping, Newsweek, InStyle, Redbook, Ladies Home Journal, Woman’s Day and many others.

Shannan lives in Chicago with her family. She serves in several community leadership positions including her role as president of the Trinity Irish Dance Company’s Board of Directors. Shannan holds a MA in Business and Professional Writing from DePaul University, a BA in Public Relations and a BA in Theatre Arts from Illinois State University. Shannan is an adjunct professor in the Heller College of Business at Roosevelt University in Chicago.

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