By Spotlight: Blade - Employee Keen The Shawn

Meet Shawn Keen, Project Manager, 1 year

Shawn started his landscaping career in 1987 for a company in Leavenworth, KS. In 1994, Shawn and his wife, Deb, purchased a retail nursery and built the largest landscaping company in Leavenworth County. After 20 years, they sold their nursery and landscaping company where Shawn continued to work until joining the By The Blade team as a Project Manager in 2017. Shawn and Deb have been married 34 years, and have two sons, Jamie and Jeremy, and one granddaughter, Riya.

Favorite Summertime Drink / Treat: Gatorade, then Bud Light
When Traveling I Escape to: the Ozarks
I Caffeinate With: coffee first, then Pepsi
Favorite Holiday: Halloween because “I love to dress up”
Most Played Song on my radio: 810 Sports
Best Part of My Job: meeting and talking with people and helping them make
their vision a reality
Favorite Way to Spend Time Away from Work: with my wife
People Would Be Surprised to Learn: I’m the biggest Philadelphia Eagles fan in the
states of Kansas and Missouri. And, I can’t swim.
Three Words That Best Describe Me: hard-working, compassionate and fun-loving