Marty Shapan

Practice Leader

Managing Director, West

Marty Shapan is Managing Director and Co-Practice Leader at Kaye/Bassman International overseeing marketing, new business development and operations for the Construction and Real Estate Practice. His area of expertise and specialization is in the search and recruitment of professionals for Commercial General Contractors, Specialty Contractors and Real Estate Developers.

Since joining Kaye/Bassman in 2002, Marty has progressed from a purely recruiting role to working with key clients on recruiting, retention, compensation and other general management challenges.

In his first full year on staff he helped the team accomplish a Top 10 finish within a network of 4,000 recruiters. In 2005, he was named Project Person of the year and runner-up in 2006. He was promoted to Practice Partner in 2007, achieved Managing Partner status in January 2008 and was promoted to Managing Director and Practice Leader in 2012.

Marty graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University with a Bachelors of Arts in Journalism, Radio and Television. After graduating, he worked for his college Fraternity Sigma Alpha Mu as the Director of Expansion and Alumni Development. His main responsibilities were starting alumni and undergraduate chapters. During his tenure, he successfully started thirteen undergraduate chapters and several alumni clubs. Marty lives with his wife and two daughters in Plano, TX.