Shawn Fawcett began his career in the accounting field working in various roles for 6 years as an auditor, staff accountant and accounting supervisor in the gaming, biotech and technology industries. In 2000 Shawn transitioned into the recruiting industry and since 2005, he has been an Executive Recruiter in the Finance & Accounting specialty employed by Accountants, Inc., now known widely as Randstad Professionals. Over the years Shawn has built an excellent reputation with his customers for his honesty, professionalism, follow up, listen skills, sense of urgency and for being proactive. He prides himself on building long-term relationships and will go above & beyond to provide the best customer experience today, tomorrow and in the future.
Mr. Fawcett’s recruiting career spans 16+ years and includes a variety of industries that include CPA firms, publicly traded and privately held companies and has a successful track record for being able to identify top talent from support staff to C-level executives. Through his continuously growing network he has developed relationships with hiring managers, corporate recruiters and human resources professionals from multiple industries and has learned how to adjust his approach to accommodate their varied style, personalities & preferences.
Mr. Fawcett joined Sierra Executive Solutions, Inc. (SES) in August 2017 as the Director of Executive Recruiting and started to expand his recruiting scope beyond Accounting & Finance as his specialty to include placements in other professions that include but are not limited to Operations, Compliance, Sales & Marketing, Human Resources and Corporate Recruiting. His recruiting approach goes well beyond just matching a candidate’s skill set to an open position; he prefers to go deeper to find the perfect match to insure a long-term working relationship for the candidate and client. This includes identifying exactly what the client’s hiring needs are, touring the office to get a feel for the environment & current staff personalities, sourcing active and passive candidates, screening qualified candidates, checking references and making the needed adjustments throughout the entire hiring process. Shawn is completely committed to helping professionals grow their career and helping companies find the best talent.
Mr. Fawcett graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and obtained his Associates Degree in Accounting from Alfred State College in Western New York.