Shawn Hare began his career as a publicist and speech writer for the nationally renowned, Deveney Communications Public Relations firm, in New Orleans, Louisiana . Before attending law school at Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, Shawn served as a Senate aide in Washington DC in the 107th Congress under Senator Arlen Specter. In 2016, Shawn was nominated for Beaumont’s newsmaker of the year, and was inducted into the Beaumont CVB Hall of Fame the following year. Shawn has produced events such as the New Orleans Film Festival and The Peter Max International Opening at the Contemporary Arts Museum. He has written for Inside Northside Magazine, and has co-written political speeches for several elected officials. Shawn studied at Lamar, and Louisiana State Universities, and currently serves on several local and statewide nonprofit boards. He currently owns Shawn Hare Events and Strategies, a company geared towards formulating fundraising strategies for nonprofit organizations, and is principle partner of Bar HE registered angus ranches.