PRIVATE SECTOR EXPERIENCE

Current
  • Principal, Ryan, Dallas office
    • Specializes in providing foreign trade zone, duty drawback, customs valuation, and other value-added services to assist clients proactively manage their import duty, tax, and fee burden and reduce costs.
    • Serves clients in a broad range of industries, including aerospace, automotive, beverage, chemical, electronics, footwear and apparel, home products, medical equipment, military procurement, nuclear enrichment, oil field equipment, petroleum and petrochemical refining, pharmaceutical, production equipment, shipbuilding, and vessel supplies.
Previous
  • Senior Advisor, Global Free Trade Zones, Fortune 500 global logistics firm
  • Executive Director, Customs and International Trade, global accounting firm
  • Principal, International Trade and Customs Services, global accounting firm
  • Director, Global Customs and Export Licensing, Fortune 500 high-tech firm

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

Mr. Shaw lectures on various customs duty and import tax topics for Ryan clients and the Ryan Professional Development Program. Additionally, he has appeared as a speaker for the following organizations:
  • American Petroleum Institute
  • Association of Latin American Free Trade Zones
  • National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones
  • National Business Institute
  • Tax Executives Institute
  • United States - Mexico Chamber of Commerce

BOARD & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones
    • Chairman (2005–2007)
  • National Council on International Trade Development
    • Chairman Duty Drawback Committee (1995–1999)
  • United States Customs and Border Protection Trade Support Network
    • Revenue Committee (1999–2008)
    • Foreign Trade Zone Automation Subcommittee Trade Lead (2002–2005)
    • Drawback Subcommittee (2014–Present)
  • United States Department of Commerce North Texas District Export Council (1989–1991)
  • United States - Mexico Chamber of Commerce Southwest Chapter
    • President (1995–1997)

EDUCATION & ACCREDITATION

  • Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS) Accounting Degree, Bryant and Stratton College
  • Licensed United States Customs Broker
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