Shawn Bryantis a career professional, bringing years of progressively more responsible leadership experience to every endeavor. His professional career includes financial analyst, senior finance manager, director, and vice-president roles with Ford, Dell, Select Comfort, and Fingerhut. Currently, Shawn is the Director of Global Financial Operations with American Express. Shawn holds an M.B.A. with a concentration in corporate finance from BYU’s Marriott School of Management and a B.A. degree in Spanish and a minor in Business from Brigham Young University. In addition to his professional assignments, Shawn held a number of leadership positions in professional and community organizations. He currently is the lead for the Black Employee Network (BEN) for all American Express employees in Phoenix, Arizona. He also serves on the board of ICoN (the InterCompany Network) which serves as a diversity resource for companies in the Phoenix Valley. He’s served on executive councils or teams for the Osseo School Board Strategic Planning Committee, Northern Lights Boy Scout Council, various church youth committee, and other church leadership committees. He is a Lifetime member of the National Black MBA Association. He’s also the former VP of Finance and Executive Board Member for the Austin Chapter of the NBMBAA.
Shawn’s colleagues recognize him as a leader who develops and mentors other business and finance professionals. He is known for creating an environment that fosters a great winning culture. Shawn is guided by a strong belief that if leaders demonstrate competency and genuine concern for others…their teams will believe and achieve!