Shane Seibel is the Executive Director of the Southern Ute Growth Fund, the business arm of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe located in Ignacio Colorado. Shane oversees on and off-reservation investments including real estate, private equity, energy exploration, production, and midstream companies. These business units have a combined market value in excess of $3.3 billion.
Shane also serves as Chairman of the Growth Fund Management Committee which advises Tribal Council on all its enterprise business investments.
Previously Shane was President of ONE Enterprises LLC which he owned and operated. Before working for himself, Shane worked for the Growth Fund in numerous leadership positions, completing many projects on and off the reservation, including restoration of plugged and abandoned well sites, residential development projects and stream restoration. Shane has also coached local high school teams.
Shane earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration/Management from Fort Lewis College and is currently completing a Master’s of Science in Leadership and Organizations with a minor in Strategic Innovation and Change from the University of Denver.
Shane is a Southern Ute Tribal Member and resides in Ignacio, CO with his wife Melanie. Shane and Melanie have six children and 10 grandchildren. He is a lifelong learner, farmer/rancher, coach, Sundancer and entrepreneur.