Shawn attended the University of North Carolina- Charlotte completing his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and was an active member of Beta Alpha Psi, the collegiate National Honorary Accounting Society. Upon graduation, he began his professional career in public accounting with Deloitte & Touche, and remained with the firm for 5 years, becoming an Audit-Senior. His clients while auditing included Healthcare, Manufacturing, Public Sector and Construction entities.
Shawn left public accounting in 1993, to become a Chief Financial Officer for a Hospital in North Carolina that had been his client during his tenure with Deloitte & Touche. His various roles throughout his career, from CEO to CFO, have taught him the many skills that he now brings to his practice clients.
Shawn is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in North Carolina and Georgia, and is also Certified Medical Practice Executive. He is also a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
He holds memberships in the following organizations:
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)
Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
Shawn has been married for twenty nine years and has two sons and a daughter, daughter in law and two grandchildren. His eldest son was previously in the United States Marine Corps for four years, who then recieved his Air Frame Mechanic license. He now works as an air frame & jet engine mechanic for Pratt & Whitney in South Florida. His middle son recently graduated with a Bachelor's of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of North Georgia and has joined the practice. He is currently preparing to take the CPA exam. His daughter is a recent graduate of Augusta University and is a Registered Nurse currently employed at Northeast Georgia Healthcare System. They are active members at Blackshear Place Baptist Church.
Shawn enjoys all things outdoors especially Tennis, Golf and Boating.