Shawn Schwaner

M.B.A. – Sullivan University
M.S. – Sullivan University
Ph.D. – Ohio State University
Professor Shawn Schwaner currently serves as the Director of International Studies and as professor at Sullivan University. He has a long history of work in management, business and in sales. He worked as a financial services representative at Merrill Lynch followed by Metlife; he managed significant community based initiatives for entire cities, police departments, and state level correctional departments. It was through community building initiatives, business consulting and sales that has led Professor Schwaner to approach learning from an entrepreneurial and process oriented framework.

  • Awarded the Distinguished Citizen’s Award by the Louisville Mayor’s Office for the creation and implementation of the Operational Restore gang violence reduction program developed in conjunction with the Louisville Police Department

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