Shaun was born and raised in Western New York and is currently in his second year of graduate school at Canisius College pursuing a Master’s of Science in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration. He anticipates graduating in May 2018. While not at the Center for Veterans, Shaun is also a Graduate Assistant in the Pre-Medical Center at Canisius College as an academic advisor. Prior to Canisius and Daemen Colleges, Shaun was an Admissions Counselor at his undergraduate Alma Mater, Grove City College in Grove City, PA, where he had received a Bachelor’s of Arts in History and a minor in National Security in May 2013.
After graduating from Grove City College, Shaun joined the New York Army National Guard and completed Army Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, SC followed immediately by Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, GA. Upon receipt of a commission in the United States Army in 2014, Shaun attended the Quartermaster Basic Officer Leadership Course at the Army Logistics University attached to Fort Lee, VA. Returning to his unit in Rochester, NY, Shaun assumed a role as a Platoon Leader of a supply platoon and oversaw the supply warehouse and ammunition section for an infantry brigade through a Joint Readiness Training Center rotation at Fort Polk, LA. Currently, Shaun has been serving as an Executive/Operations Officer of a distribution company since October 2016 and lives in Rochester with his wife, Miranda.
He is excited about the opportunity to enhance the Veteran and Military-Aligned student experience at Daemen College!