Before joining With a Little Help, Shawn worked as a private care manager for a client with Alzheimer’s disease. This experience, as well as her journey with her own parents struggles with dementia and various health issues, led her to With a Little Help where she has enjoyed working with a team of caring professionals dedicated to providing excellent care with the personal touch she values for the past 11 years.
In her role as the Director of Business Development at With a Little Help, Shawn enjoys the process of bringing resources and people together, creating relationships that give peace of mind to families and their loved ones. With a passion for education Shawn is a leader in providing excellent trainings for our caregivers and community with the goal of providing care that is meaningful for both the giver and the receiver.
Shawn is currently the President of the Washington Home Care Association after chairing Blooming with the Boomers, WAHCA’s statewide conference for the past 4 years. Shawn works closely with the WAHCA board and our lobbyist to advocate and advance the movement of home care for the benefit of seniors and caregivers across the state of Washington. Shawn serves on the EvergreenHealth Board of Trustees and sits on the Advisory Board for End of Life Washington.
Growing up in the Great Northwest, Shawn and her husband enjoy outdoor activities like camping, horseback riding, hiking, river rafting and gardening. She has a passion for cooking, combining food, family, friends and fun.