After beginning her career at James Joseph on Newbury Street in 2004, Shannon remains a respected presence in Boston. She joined Patrice Vinci Salon in October 2013.
McCarthy's talent is broad, and her specialization in hair color, short women's cuts, and bridal hair styling has a vast clientele seeking her expertise.
Shannon trained with Vidal Sassoon in Santa Monica, California. Her work has been featured in The Improper Bostonian.