Shane joined Sapphire Ventures in 2016 as a senior fund accountant where he is responsible for accounting operations and financial reporting. Most recently he served as senior accountant for fund administrator Kranz & Associates, where he was responsible for 11 clients. He began his career at SVB Capital as a consultant assisting in finance/accounting, focusing on both Fund of Funds and Direct Investment Funds.
Shane received a BA in economics, with an accounting emphasis, from UC Santa Barbara. While there, he was a member and captain of the UCSB baseball team. With his passion for baseball, he opened his own baseball training business in San Carlos, where he teaches and trains kids on weekends.