Shawn joined the Elemental Excelerator team in 2016 and currently oversees communications, projects, and overall engagement with Elemental Excelerator’s Global Partners. Shawn is also the main point of contact (and in-house matchmaker) between Elemental portfolio companies and our ecosystem of investors and corporate venture teams. Lastly, Shawn manages Elemental Excelerator’s $3M follow-on investment fund – Elemental Excelerator Fund One.

Prior to Elemental Excelerator

Shawn served as the Executive Director at the Foundation on Economic Trends in Washington, D.C. where he supervised the composition and publication of two books and various renewable energy-based master plans. His main focus continues to be on addressing the triple challenge of energy security, mitigating climate change, and generating sustainable economic growth.

Shawn received his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Stockton University near his hometown of Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Outside of the office

His weekends typically follow a consistent pattern of surf, hike, surf, hike, surf, hike.