Shane Fairchild, CPA, MBA

Shane Fairchild, CPA, MBA

Partner - Accounting & Finance Practice

Shane joined ABA in 2020, as the Accounting & Finance Practice Leader. He is an accomplished executive with nearly 20 years of combined recruiting and business experience. His subject matter expertise spans several disciplines including talent management, accounting, finance, audit, tax, SEC financial & regulatory reporting, SOX/internal controls, treasury, compliance, risk and investing. 

Shane started his career in public accounting at the Big 4 doing audit and tax before working at JPMorgan Chase as a Fund Administration Controller. He spent over a decade in the business world before transitioning into executive search and recruitment where he has helped place hundreds of accounting and finance professionals across all industries nationwide. 

He is a two-time graduate of Capital University with a BA in Accounting and an MBA with a Finance concentration. He is also a certified public accountant (CPA) in the State of Ohio and a certified LinkedIn Professional Recruiter. 

He gets fulfillment by helping others to find careers that they enjoy and feels very blessed to be able to provide for his family while doing what he truly loves. His wife is a nurse and they have 2 boys and 1 girl. 

Favorite things to do in the Bay Area: Hiking, camping, attending football games, and visiting the local wineries. 

Favorite quote: “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain