Shannon basso, Founder

Shannon is the Founder and Editor-in-chief of BECOMING. She is passionate about educating and equipping women with life-changing biblical truth and is grateful to be a part of a community of women who devote themselves to this cause. Shannon lives in Orlando with her husband, Justin, and three children.

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Rhissa Parker, creative director

Rhissa has photographed many subjects during her 28 years of carrying a camera, focusing mainly on fun and sincere life portraits of children. After sensing a call to use her gifts in a different way, she began working with BECOMING in 2012. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and lives in Orlando with her husband and three children.


Nicole Ickes, discipleship director

Nikki is first and foremost a disciple, follower, and lover of Jesus Christ.  She has a passion for encouraging women to open their minds and hearts to the incredible grace and unlimited power of God.  Nikki feels called to daily discipleship with her children, friends, and neighbors, and to spur others along to live in deep relationship and transforming renewal with the Lord. She loves to travel, to dance, to worship, and to simply spend time with her husband and two children.  

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JORDAN ALEXANDER, editor's assistant

Jordan loves art, literature, and Jesus, and she loves that her job as social media manager and assistant to the editor of BECOMING involves all three. She has a Bachelor's degree in English Literature and Fine Art and a passion for children's books. Jordan also loves travel, nature documentaries, and large cups of tea.