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 be visionary leaders, to follow their inner guidance and live their unique genius, and to create and live lives they love living. John helps people and businesses grow by working with individuals, entrepreneurs and leaders to develop a vision for where they want to be and a strategic plan to get there. 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. 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 Jersey City with his wife Donna, daughter Paloma, and puppy Daphne.