As VP of CH Golf, Shawn oversees the overall performance and growth of the golf portfolio for Columbia Hospitality, focusing on business development including valuation and appraisal of golf course projects, feasibility consulting, market analysis and evaluation as well as the operation of golf, food & beverage, and event facilities.
Shawn brings a great depth of experience in private, semi-private and public clubs, resort and municipal course sectors.
He is active in the local community and serves as a current city council member for the City of Port Orchard, where he also serves on the City’s Finance and Land Use Committee. Shawn also served on the national advisory committee for The First Tee, and as president of the Kitsap Peninsula Visitor and Convention Bureau and the Bremerton Area Chamber of Commerce.
Shawn is a Methodist University graduate, receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Professional Golf Management.
Shawn lives in Port Orchard with his wife and two children and loves to cook and entertain at his house. Shawn also enjoys fishing, playing acoustic guitar with friends and, of course, golfing.
Shawn has the unique ability to connect with people by listening first and being compassionate. The best word to describe Shawn is: jack-of-all-trades.