Shanta has served the State of Georgia since 2006 and has worked at the Department of Community Supervision since its inception in 2015. Prior to her career with DCS, she worked at the Department of Corrections. 

Among her professional accomplishments, she is a member of the Georgia Professional Association of Community Supervision, Southern States Correctional Association, Association of Women Executives in Corrections, and American Probation and Parole Association.

Shanta holds a Master’s in Public Administration from Strayer University and a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice from Albany State University. She has completed Basic Management Training, Advanced Management Training, Corrections Leadership Institute Training, and the American Probation and Parole Association Leadership Institute.