Daren J. Shaw – B.S., Accounting, 1980
Profire Energy Inc., a Lindon-based technology company that manufactures, installs and services burner management systems and other combustion technologies for the oil and gas industry, has appointed Daren Shaw to serve on its board of directors. Shaw is a managing director of investment banking at D.A. Davidson & Co., a middle-market investment bank and investment brokerage firm. Since joining Davidson in 1997, Shaw has served as the lead investment banker in a wide variety of transactions, and as a member of D.A. Davidson & Co.'s Senior Management Committee, Commitment Committee and board of directors. He currently serves on the boards of directors of The Ensign Group, Agri-Services Inc. and Cadet Manufacturing. Prior to joining D.A. Davidson & Co., Shaw was a managing director at Pacific Crest Securities in Portland, Ore., and a manager in KPMG's private business advisory group. He graduated with a BA in Accounting from Utah State University in 1980.