About the president and founder
Career path and entrepreneurial spirit
Shawn is a serial entrepreneur, having started and managed more than a dozen businesses across an array of industries, with special focus on e-commerce. Shawn’s business-savvy mindset dates back as early as his teenage years. As a teenager, Shawn started a real estate management firm with a focus on automation to create growth, a business he eventually spun off in favor of finishing college. Shawn went on to receive degrees in mathematics, economics and computer science from UCLA, and a Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine University School of Law.
Over the years, Shawn has founded, purchased, and managed various businesses. This includes everything from law firms to brick and mortar outfits in the hospitality and restaurant industry, to online businesses focusing on B2B and B2C. Along the way, he has continued his formal education with a focus on business operations, marketing, and sales.
Having managed thousands of employees servicing tens of thousands of customers large and small across the country, Shawn has developed expertise in broad range of matters. He has personally managed and overseen all aspects of internal management, such as operations, strategies and planning, marketing, sales, finance, legal, and human resources.
He has also dealt extensively both for his own businesses and on behalf of clients with capital structures, financing, lender and investor relations, crisis management, complex litigation, and bankruptcies.
Shawn has been featured in the largest media outlets in the country, including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and other major daily newspapers, national magazines, and network affiliate news stations around the country.
Passing on his knowledge
While building his own successful career, Shawn gained a love for helping others achieve their dreams as well. So his third act is helping other business people reach their own goals. Drawing on his own experience, Shawn works with his clients to help them identify opportunities, run their operations more efficiently, and become more profitable.