Biography

Shawn started his career at Moss Adams in 1999 with a focus on serving food and beverage companies. Currently, he leads the Food & Beverage Practice in Northern California and works with numerous food manufacturing and processing companies in the region. He actively helps his clients implement their visions and business strategies. He believes in a hands-on approach and spends much of his time in the field assisting clients with business issues, technical accounting issues, internal controls, implementation of corporate accounting policies and procedures, and financial management. He has extensive experience working with closely held family businesses and private equity portfolio companies and reporting to boards of directors, audit committees, owners, and management. Shawn has assisted in both the sale and acquisition of numerous food processing companies. He is a member of the firm’s business combination subject matter expert group which provides guidance to clients in accounting for and reporting business combinations.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants

Education

  • BS, business administration (accounting emphasis), Sonoma State University