Born in Germany, in 1959, Shaun immigrated as a child with his parents to America. Uwe married an amazing woman in 1973 and has 5 children and 5 grand children. He started a real estate business in 1978 with his brother Ollie. In 2007, Uwe and Ollie started the Michel Foundation. Uwe served on the board of trustees for the Utah Boys Ranch (now Westridge Academy) for 21 years and now serves as a trustee for Neuroworx. He has traveled to many parts of the world to serve the less fortunate. He was elected District Governor for the Rotary year of Governor 2016-17. His success has come from the incredible friends who help direct his life, among them being his wife, Annette.