Shawn is a retail industry leader with almost 20 years of retail consulting experience who has delivered performance improvement projects at more than 40 retailers across specialty apparel and non-apparel wholesalers, department stores, and mass retailers. Shawn's projects achieve measurable financial impact through improvements in processes and organization across the entire retail operation, focusing on merchandising, planning, allocation, product development, and store operations. He also leads the AlixPartners' Retail Analytics team with the mission of creating high value solutions with rapid implementation timelines. Before AlixPartners, he was a consultant with Kurt Salmon. Shawn has a Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering from Purdue University.