• Charlotte Metro
  • Rock Hill/Fort Mill
  • Ballantyne
  • Matthews
  • Belmont
  • Lake Norman
  • Salisbury
  • Concord

Senior Broker & Advisor

Shawn joined National Restaurant Properties in 2021 but has quickly ascended to being one of our more valuable Senior Brokers. He brings clients a sensible approach to doing business as well as a base of knowledge that one can only gain by being in the industry for 25+ years.

  • Business Brokerage
  • Landlord Representation
  • Tenant Representation
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Site Selection
  • F&B Operations Consulting
  • Staff Development & Training


– Darden Restaurants
– Brinker International
– Scibelli Restaurant Group

I believe what’s more important that who I’ve worked with is how my core beliefs set my clients up for success. Over the course of 25+ years in the restaurant industry, from leading teams within major hospitality corporations to working with passionate independent operators of all sizes, I have championed the belief that prioritizing people above all else is the key ingredient to the success of any organization, large and small.

By fostering a supportive & diverse environment at every stop along the way, I have been privileged to witness professional growth in individuals from all backgrounds. I have supported novices, intent on mastering their craft, who developed into leaders in our industry and beacons of excellence. By instilling a sense of purpose & belonging in this industry, I have created teams that not only thrive, but inspire others to reach new heights.
I measure my success in dollars & cents, but by the influence that I am able to have on others and their journey in life. If we start every day with that as our focus, we can each have an immeasurable impact as a leader and a mentor.

My focus today, and wherever this journey takes me, is to remain steadfast in a commitment to putting people first. My success at NRP is rooted in the fact that this company shares my values. We focus on getting others what they want, and in return we get what we need financially. It’s that simple. We are united in the pursuit of finding and fostering culinary excellence in the markets we work in.

We don’t just have shared experiences with our clients & customers – we truly are invested in their success. And that continues to drive our success as a leader in this industry.


  • School of Hard Knocks – Advanced Degree
  • Commercial Real Estate License - NC & SC

What I Enjoy the Most About NRP and BNB

I marvel every day at hearing the stories of operators that navigate today’s treacherous & challenging business environment – and have the fortitude to win that battle day in and day out. I learn from them. And then I carry that knowledge with me to the next budding F&B entrepreneur.

Favorite Quote(s)

  • “You become what you think about.” - Earl Nightingale


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