John Mark Shaw is an Executive & Life Coach, a Business Development Consultant, a Professional Speaker and a Successful Entrepreneur,
with over 25 years of executive leadership, entrepreneurial and management experience. John's mission is to empower people to connect to their higher power and purpose, to follow their inner guidance, and to create lives and businesses they love. John helps people and businesses grow by working with high achieving entrepreneurs, executives and leaders to develop a vision for where they want to be and a strategic plan to get there. John has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs and leaders create exponential growth in their businesses in a wide array of industries and has been a successful entrepreneur and business leader himself, having co-founded and built a $30 million company from the ground up. As a sought-after coach, consultant and professional speaker, John offers inspiring and transformational programs that help clients achieve new heights of success.
Prior to founding his coaching and consulting practice, John served as co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Hill Country Hospitality, where he built a $30 million company from the ground up and led a team of 400. John also served as Chief Operating Officer of David Bouley's Bouley International, General Manager for Danny Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group, and Vice President of Operations for Nice Ventures in San Francisco, among other senior leadership positions. John also spent several years developing his marketing and branding skills as an account executive and creative director at a boutique advertising agency in NYC. John is a native New Yorker and received his undergraduate degree at Stanford University, a master's degree from University of Southern California, an advanced executive and life coaching certification from the Life Mastery Institute, and was ordained as an Interfaith Minister at The New Seminary. John lives in New Jersey with his wife Donna, daughter Paloma, and puppy Daphne.