Candidate for Assistant Treasurer
Shawn Livingston is a franchise consultant who works with people to match them with business opportunities and help them achieve success through business ownership. Shawn knows the work he does can change a person’s life because they are truly taking charge of their own career.
Shawn’s background and experience prior to becoming a franchise consultant make him the perfect fit. Shawn owned and operated multiple franchise locations of Huntington Learning Center for 10 years. He knows and understands what it takes to be a small business owner and to be a part of the franchise community.
Shawn’s career didn’t start as a Huntington Learning Center franchisee as he is also an Army veteran. He grew up in Philadelphia and enlisted shortly after high school as a Cavalry Scout, Shawn was stationed in Germany and deployed to Kosovo in ’99 – 2000. After returning from Germany Shawn continued his education at West Virginia University while serving in the National Guard, where he was selected for Special Forces and became a Communications Sergeant on a SFODA for most of his career including deploying to Afghanistan. Shawn continued to serve the Army by managing the Army National Guard’s Casualty Notification and Assistance program, was the Senior TAC NCO at the Officer Candidate School and assisted the Counter-Drug Team in West Virginia.
During this time Shawn also became involved with the Wake County Young Republicans where he served as Treasurer for 3 years as well as 1 year with the NC Young Republicans.