Chief Operating Officer
Shawn manages all operations across Prescient’s four practices, in addition to leading some of the firm’s most complex investigative engagements. In his role as COO, Shawn oversees Prescient’s team of Analysts, Associates, Senior Associates, and Associate Directors and manages the quality control processes, client interfacing, and research standards for all Due Diligence & Investigations reports. In addition to his operations leadership, he has held numerous client-facing roles in the firm and has been critical in developing Prescient’s branding, research product, and general approach to business development.
Shawn was one of the founding members of Prescient’s operations team, having joined the firm in 2014. Leveraging his experience as an intelligence analyst contractor for the United States Army, he integrated best practices from the Intelligence Community into Prescient’s research process. While with the U.S. Army, Shawn was assigned to the Criminal Investigation Task Force (CITF). As co-team lead of the J2, he led reach-back analytical support for coalition troops in Afghanistan dealing with LOGSEC and pilferage of NATO and Allied equipment.
- Reputational Due Diligence
- Executive Background Checks
- Intelligence Analysis
- FCRA & FCPA Compliance
- Litigation Support
Shawn earned a B.A. in Intelligence Studies from Mercyhurst University.