Shawn P. Mitchell is an international entrepreneurship consultant and a co-founder of Eloquence. He helps small businesses with content writing, video creation, web design, and marketing. 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 Knowledge-Based 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, Reno | Economics and Japanese (日本語)


Content 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 Content Creator | shawnpmitchell.com (7+ years)

  • Researching, writing, and publishing articles and videos on travel, technology, and sustainability.
  • Published in Business Insider, International Living, and Roads & Kingdoms.

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 (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.


  • Leadership, organization, discipline, and time management
  • Writing, editing, and proofreading (copy, technical, and proposal writing)
  • Video production (Final Cut Pro and Motion 5)
  • Digital marketing (Google Ads and social media)
  • Search engine optimization (SEO)
  • Content management (WordPress and Google Analytics) 
  • Coding (basic HTML, CSS, and Javascript)
  • Microsoft Office and Apple OS



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


  • Martial arts and running
  • Travel, history, culture, and cuisine
  • Sustainability
  • Minimalism

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