Mr. Shaw started his career as vice president of Deseret Federal Savings and Loan after studying recreation management at Brigham Young University and later graduated from the American Banking Institute with an emphasis on secondary money markets. He frequently is called upon to speak to such business and professional organizations as the Nevada Apartment Association and several university MBA programs. Shaw is an active participant in numerous professional organizations, including the Building Owners & Managers Association and the Las Vegas Apartment Board, where he served as director for two years. He also is a past president of the National Council of Shopping Centers in Nevada.
In July 2011, Mr. Shaw and his business partner Greg Jones formed Integra Financial Services, LLC, for the purpose of acquiring substantially all of the assets of Impact Payment Systems, LLC, an on-line variable payment installment loan lender.
In December 2011, Shaw and Jones formed ShawJones Partners, LLC. ShawJones is an investment firm established to acquire, fund and operate a diverse array of business operation utilizing the skills of the management team.
Prior to forming ShawJones, Mr. Shaw was the owner and CEO of the following companies: RMI Development, LLC, Realty Management, LLC, and RMI Investment Services, LLC.
In 2005, Shaw along with two other partners, founded RMI Development, LLC. He served as president for RMI Development and was involved with overseeing land acquisitions, joint venture opportunities, entitlements, construction bidding, and construction budgeting and timelines.
As CEO of Realty Management, Shaw led the largest fee management company in Nevada in developing, consulting, acquiring and managing more than 28,000 apartments nationwide. Since he founded the company in 1990, Shaw was instrumental in the development, acquisition and management of more than 1,000 apartment units each year. Shaw oversaw the property management and development of multi-family units in Southern Nevada, Texas and other states.
Shaw was also a co-founder of RMI Investment Services. RMI was an investment firm with a goal to provide investors with opportunities to enhance short-term income and build long-term wealth.
Prior to founding each of the RMI entities, Shaw was president of the Vista Group, a full-service investment and management company. During his eight years as president, he guided the development and construction of some of Las Vegas’ finest shopping centers, office parks, apartment projects and industrial office facilities, including Renaissance Office Park I & II. During Mr. Shaw’s tenure as president, he guided the Vista Group through their acquisition of a nationwide grocery store chain, Food 4 Less.
Shaw also is actively involved in his community. He previously served as chairman on the Planning Commission of Clark County, Nevada. He served as chairman of the Planning Commission of the city of Henderson, Nevada for 13 years. He was formerly chairman of Henderson’s Parks & Recreation board for 12 years.
Shaw was recently recognized as the National Outstanding Citizen for his leadership in the parks and recreation industry. He also holds membership in several prestigious organizations including the Boy Scouts of America, where he has served in leadership roles for over thirty years and was awarded the "Silver Beaver," the most prestigious award a volunteer can receive.
Education is very important to Dan and he currently serves as a trustee on the Nevada State College Foundation Board and has since its inception. Dan is currently a Henderson City Councilman serving Ward 2.
An avid outdoorsman, Mr. Shaw competes as a rodeo “heeler” on a two man roping team. A former coach for the Junior Olympic Ski Team in Park City, Utah, Shaw began competitive snow skiing at the age of 12 and is still an active participant in the sport.
Dan is married and has six children.