Shawn joined 360° Hotel Group in 2006, as General Manager of the Hampton Inn & Suites in Lynnwood, Washington. In February, 2008, he became the Director of Operations & HR for 360 Hotel Group. Shawn has worked in the hotel industry for the past 27 years, for both private and public entities including such corporations as Hilton Hotels, DoubleTree, Promus, RFS, Red Lion and West Coast.

Shawn has served on many boards and associations, including franchise co-ops, chambers, tourism boards, airport board of directors, Snohomish County Lodging Association and currently serves on the Snohomish County Tax Advisory Committee and is Chairman of the Snohomish Tourism Promotional Area or TPA. Shawn lives with his wife and five children in Arlington, Washington.