Shane is married with two children, two cats, a dog and a fish. He served in the United States Navy before graduating from the University of North Texas over 20 years ago. After UNT he got a Masters from Texas A&M Commerce with a focus on digital. Shane currently works remote as a UX Creative Director for State Farm. His focus at State Farm is innovation and emerging technologies. When he is not working or running his kids around to sporting events, practice or to a friends house he enjoys traveling, hiking, volunteering and doing home renovations. Shane continues to grow in UX by attending UX conferences, studying Design Thinking methodologies, speaking conferences and volunteering for AIGA.