Shawn was born and raised in Carlisle and graduated from Carlisle High School in 2004. In 2008, Shawn graduated from Syracuse University’s Martin J Whitman School of Management with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. In 2009, he earned his Master of Science in Accounting from the same university. Upon graduating, Shawn worked for one year as a tax preparer at a firm in Syracuse, NY. In 2010, Shawn moved back to the area to begin working in a corporate accounting department at the headquarters of a large multi-national company located in Harrisburg, PA. Shawn started his career at Cohick & Associates during the summer of 2015. Upon starting at Cohick & Associates, he began studying for the Special Enrollment Examination (SEE). After completing the final portion of the SEE, Shawn became an Enrolled Agent in the spring of 2016. At Cohick & Associates, Shawn specializes in tax and accounting services for partnerships, corporations, non-profits, and individuals. Shawn is a member of the National Association of Tax Preparers. Outside of Cohick & Associates, he is a partner in Bernheisel Lawn Care LLC. Shawn is also actively involved in the Carlisle Young Professionals where he serves as a member of the board. Shawn also serves on the board of the Syracuse Chapter of Delta Chi Alumni and Carlisle Lacrosse. When Shawn is not busy, he enjoys rooting for Syracuse sports, spending time outside, and playing volleyball.