Born and raised in the Twin Cities, Shawn attended Saint Thomas Academy in Mendota Heights and the University of Saint Thomas in Saint Paul before commissioning as an Ensign in the United States Navy Reserve. During his tenure in the Navy, he deployed to the Republic of Korea and Afghanistan. Upon returning home, he attended the University of Minnesota in Duluth for his Master's degree. 


Shawn is an Eagle Scout and proud supporter of the Boy Scouts of America. He is founder and trustee of Sigma Tau Omega Fraternity. Shawn is also CEO of Tradition Creek Wilderness Outfitters and Kitchkinet Properties LLC. In addition, Shawn is on the Board of the North Loop Network.


Shawn is a member of the Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors and the Minnesota Association of Realtors. He is also holds professional designations from the Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) and the Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) program. He is licensed in both Minnesota and Wisconsin. 

"I wanted to thank you once again, not only for finding me a beautiful new place, but also for sticking out for me far beyond the scope of your obligations..."


                                                                         Juan, Downtown Minneapolis