Founder - Entrepreneur, Scaling Up Coach, Author & Speaker


Shawn co-founded DALS Lighting, an LED lighting business, in 2009. He implemented the Scaling Up Growth System and led the company to 3X its revenues well into the 8 figures.

Shawn went on to found Elevation Leaders, a Strategic Business Coaching firm, where he works with
entrepreneurs & their teams to help accelerate their growth while helping them find personal balance and happiness.

He is a Certified Scaling Up coach and the author of The Happy Leader, a leadership fable about transformation in business and in life. He provides a “Happiness Roadmap” for his readers and clients, teaching them how to achieve both happiness and success.

Former President of EO Montreal (Entrepreneurs’ Organization), Shawn remains an active member & mentor to numerous young entrepreneurs, helping them improve as business leaders and as individuals. A Finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year, Shawn is also the Board Chair for “Champions for Life,” a non profit foundation helping children develop their physical literacy.


Scaling Up Certified Coach & DISC Assessment Certified Expert

Career Experience

10 years as an Entrepreneur having successfully scaled my business into the 8 figures using Scaling Up (sitting on the other side of the table)

Coaching Experience

4 Years

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Fitness and wellness enthusiast