Shane graduated from the United States Military Academy in 2006 and commissioned as an Infantry Officer in the U.S. Army. He was a platoon leader in eastern Afghanistan with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and later led a Special Forces team of Green Berets in southern Afghanistan and Colombia. Shane separated from active duty in 2015 and became an FBI Special Agent. He received a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from Columbia University while leading counterterrorism and violent crime investigations in New York City. Shane recently accepted a position with Johnson & Johnson’s Military Veterans Leadership Development Program (MVLDP) and is concurrently pursuing a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Columbia Business School. He encourages everyone to explore their options, recognize their strengthens, and choose a path that makes them happy.