My Résumé


Shawn P. Mitchell is a freelance writer and a co-founder of Eloquence — a content marketing firm. He focuses on the accelerating use of robotics in global supply chains. He has visited over 60 countries on five continents, speaks a little Japanese, and married his wife, Tricia, in a crumbling German castle.


Master in Entrepreneurship (2016)
University of Malta | Summa Cum Laude

Master in International Relations (2011)
University of Oklahoma | GPA 4.0

Bachelor of Science in International Business (2000)
University of Nevada | Economics & Japanese (日本語)


Content Marketing Strategist and Co-Founder
Eloquence (6+ years)

  • Helping small businesses around the world attract new customers and investment.
  • Planning, creating, deploying, managing, and measuring content.
  • Working with seed, start-up, and early-growth companies to maximize their probability of success.

Freelance Writer (7+ years)

  • Researching, writing, and publishing articles and videos on international business, technology, travel, and the environment.

Senior Program Manager
United States Navy (1.5 years)

  • Awarded the Meritorious Service Medal, one of the highest medals in the U.S. Armed Forces, for the management of over $25 million dollars’ worth of equipment across 20 different locations in Afghanistan.
  • Enhanced the operations of 20 economic development and diplomatic relations teams by coordinating communications, logistics, and materiel support.

Chief Creative Officer
Strategic Pictures Multimedia, Inc. (1.5 years)

  • Designed websites, produced video, and created interactive media.

Program Manager
United States Navy (4+ years)

  • Earned the Humanitarian Service Award for participation in the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami relief efforts.
  • Accounted for over US$500,000 in cash, managed payroll for 250 employees, and contracted millions of dollars’ worth of equipment and services around the world.



  • Content strategy
  • Research
  • Search engine optimization (SEO)
  • Search engine marketing (SEM)
  • Content writing
  • Content marketing
  • Content management
  • Copywriting
  • Proposal writing
  • Editing and proofreading
  • Videography
  • Social media
  • Social media marketing


  • Meritorious Service Medal
  • Humanitarian Service Medal
  • Afghanistan Campaign Service Medal


  • Economic development
  • International business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environment
  • Culinary arts
  • Martial arts
  • Technology
  • Adventure
  • Running
  • History
  • Travel
  • Wine

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