Shannon Tucker is an eleven-year resident in the Iconium, MO area. Originally hailing from Kansas City, he relocated to the area to raise his family. He is a family man and spends lot of his free time enjoying the outdoors with them. He is married to Nikki Tucker of 25 years and is a father of 3 boys. Shannon has a very extensive background in Information Technology. He served as Chief Information Officer for RMT Architecture for over a decade before moving to the area; running and supporting a high paced intellectual organization where he developed 3D render farms, large data stores, and high-speed remote connectivity between many fortune 500 companies. He oversaw the growth of the company from 5 employees to over 50, scaling technology to keep the organization on the cutting edge and supporting end users with day-to-day operations.
“I have always been impressed with the level of service that our COOP provides every member. I’ve been in the Scouting program all my life and enjoy serving the community. I own and operate Scott’s Iconium Store (a General Store) and Ozark Campfire (a manufacturing company) in downtown Iconium. I’ve been a part of the Boy Scouting movement since I was 8 years old and have held nearly every position of leadership, and have earned many of the awards available, both as a boy and as an adult. Being an Eagle Scout has taught me a civic duty that I find very fulfilling, and I strive to make it a part of my everyday life.
I’m a Volunteer Firefighter with the Iconium Fire Protection District where I also have served as President of the board for 6 years. This is one of my favorite personal activities as it scratches the itch of my boyhood enthusiasm while honoring my duties to our fellow community members. I also sit on the Board of Directors for the Iconium Community Betterment Association. The board oversees historical properties and buildings in the Iconium area, specifically the one-room schoolhouse that educated many of the Iconium area residents so long ago.
I am proud of being selected to fill the shoes of Jim Murray and appreciate the confidence the BOD has in me. I will continue my education and strive to support the members in District 7 and their interests in every possible way.
Servant Leadership is a core part of my moral center and I take my role as a community representative very seriously. I teach my boys that true Leadership in Service is a benchmark of a strong man/f