Shawn has been with the Earth Data since November 2017. He grew up in Reisterstown, Maryland, and in 2017, Shawn received his undergraduate degree in Earth Science and Geography from Frostburg State University. While at Frostburg, Shawn was in the President’s Leadership Circle and he is a brother of the Phi Mu Delta fraternity and believes strongly in their core values of Democracy, Service, and Brotherhood. Through these groups he could take part in many service projects, which is something that is very important to him. He has participated in Earth Data Gives on various occasions, teaching kindergarten classes about mapping, helping sort eyeglasses, and cleaning up a trail at the Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center.
On the weekends, Shawn enjoys watching sports. He is a Ravens and Orioles fan and is an avid NASCAR fan. In addition, he enjoys listening to heavy metal music and attending concerts.