Shawn grew up in northern New Mexico. After college, he continued his education by going to helicopter flight school and flew professionally for 13 years. Shawn began investing in real estate in 2003 and continues to be an avid real estate investor. He has a proven track record of investing in long-term cash flowing properties, including asset classes such as single-family,  small and large multi-family. Shawn is also a serial entrepreneur who has started, purchased and/or sold various successful companies. His passion is to build teams with strong company cultures and help others grow to reach their full potential. Another strong passion of his is to help raise the bar of the property management industry and take us into the future. That is why he is involved with the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM). Shawn serves on several local and national committees within NARPM. Shawn enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, golf, mountain biking, hunting, and fishing.