Assistant General Counsel, International OperationsHollyFrontier Corporation
Shawn Preston is an Assistant General Counsel at HollyFrontier and is focused primarily on its International Operations. He provides legal support and guidance to senior management & commercial teams for all of HollyFrontier’s international subsidiaries, covering a wide variety of legal practice areas across multiple jurisdictions.
Shawn has an extensive background as a legal business partner and is an innovative problem solver offering 20+ years of experience and expertise in international business development, cross-functional team leadership, and competitive market positioning for organizations operating across a global landscape. Shawn has been a member of corporate boards in China, the Middle East and Europe. Prior to joining HollyFrontier, Shawn held a number of leadership roles and had spent more than 12 years growing and cultivating the commercial legal team as Assistant General Counsel at Flowserve Corporation.
Shawn enjoys spending time with his family and has coached youth basketball for girls in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. Shawn graduated from Pepperdine University with a Bachelor’s Degree majoring in Political Science and History. He went on to obtain a Juris Doctorate from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas.