Shawn has over eighteen years experience in the financial advisory sector. Prior to co-founding Watershed Capital Group, Shawn founded the investment bank, Sustainable World Capital, which assisted cleantech companies raise capital from European institutional investors. Shawn has been Co-Head and Managing Director of the international equity teams at Morgan Keegan and at Deutsche Bank. He received his BS in Finance from Syracuse University. Shawn has traveled extensively in Europe and is conversational in both German and Spanish. He co-founded the Impact Capitalism Circle, and the Impact Capitalism Summit, the Global Cleantech Cluster Association, and the Five Fund Forum. He speak at events around the world on the topic of Impact and Sustainable Investment. He also partners with the US Department of Commerce to do the 1st Impact and Sustainable Trade Mission to Europe.