FRANK R. BAUER II
Frank Bauer is the Chairman of The Burrell Group. He is principally responsible for new business development at the company. Mr. Bauer is a respected business leader for over 25 years, having started his first company in 1994. He co-founded Proguard Protection Services, which has organically grown across the Mountain West region and has thousands of clients in the security and life safety systems space.
Following the success and growth of Proguard, Mr. Bauer acquired Allied Security Group in 2017, which serves the Aspen, Vail, Breckenridge, Frisco, and Silverthorne markets. The company has seen remarkable growth in the past two years due to his leadership.
In 2007, Mr. Bauer purchased his first hospitality property, a pristine wilderness area of Costa Rica. It was developed as an eco-tourism resort and is called Shaka Beach Retreat. Shaka is a 5-star property listed as #3 of all hotels in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. It has been awarded the coveted Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for 8 consecutive years.
In 2009, Mr. Bauer created Ocean Healing Group, a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to assisting children with physical disabilities. Mr. Bauer currently serves as the Chairman of the Board for Ocean Healing Group and has created enormously impactful experiences for disabled children for a period now spanning across 12 years.
In 2020, Mr. Bauer entered into a joint-venture partnership with The Burrell Group and became Chairman of the Company. He serves in that role today.
Mr. Bauer believes in the power of serving one’s community. Starting in 1998, he served in the Aspen Volunteer Fire Department for 18 years. He retired as captain, but remains deeply connected to those he mentored. Mr. Bauer has served on several advisory boards in the behavioral sciences sector, including Wheels for Humanity, Life Rolls On and the Aspen-based Buddy Program.
Mr. Bauer lives in Aspen, Colorado with his wife and their two daughters.