Bizblitz 2016 Facilitator
abe shearer - Associate, Strategent financial
Abe J. Shearer joined Strategent Financial as an associate in March of 2015. Abe began his professional career in 2006 in the financial services industry, primarily working in broker dealer regulatory compliance and supervision, while simultaneously attending James Madison University. After graduating from James Madison University, earning a Bachelors of Science degree in Economics in 2009 from the College of Business, he continued working in broker dealer regulatory compliance and within the financial services industry until 2011. Prior to joining the firm, Abe worked at a privately held company involved with commercial real estate, startup ventures, and merger acquisitions. From 2011 to 2014, he also taught middle school mathematics in Harrisonburg City Public Schools. In addition to his professional background, Abe currently serves on Harrisonburg City Council, as well as numerous boards and commissions in conjunction with this position.
Abe is active in his community, serving on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Harrisonburg-Rockingham County, Vice President of the Board of Trustees for the Massanutten Regional Library system, and is also a member of the Rotary Club of Harrisonburg and the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition. He is also involved at his church, Harrisonburg First Church of the Brethren, having served as the Chairman of the Finance Committee, Church Board member, and the Junior High Youth Advisor. Abe is a native of Harrisonburg and enjoys bicycling, cross country skiing, and home renovation projects.