FRANK R. BAUER II
Frank Bauer is the Chairman of Burrell Diversified Investments, LLC and is responsible for creating business development opportunities throughout the US markets. His leadership style is simple, to create the best team and offer the best product possible. Mr. Bauer has been a leader in the business world for over 25 years. In 2001, Mr. Bauer co-founded Proguard Protection Services with his father, which has grown to become the Security leader in the affluent Aspen, CO region. Due to the success of Proguard, Mr. Bauer negotiated the successful acquisition of the Allied Security Group in 2017, which serves as the market leader for the Breckenridge, Frisco, and Silverthorn area.
In 2007, Mr. Bauer purchased his first international property, a beachfront jungle in Costa Rica, which he developed into an eco-tourism surf & yoga retreat called Shaka Beach Retreat. Shaka has grown into a 5-star retreat listed as #3 of all hotels in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. It has been coveted with the famed Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence award an unprecedented 8 years running. In 2009, Mr. Bauer set his sights on the nonprofit sector, creating Ocean Healing Group, a 501c3 organization dedicated to helping wheelchair bound kids learn how to surf. OHG has a simple philosophy, to “Carve the Dis out of Disability”. In the past 12 years, OHG has held 29 adaptive surf camps at Shaka, with over 100 kids getting to experience the joy of surfing a wave while their wheelchair sits on the beach.
Mr. Bauer believes in the power of serving your community and in 1998 he was offered a position with the Aspen Volunteer Fire Dept. Mr. Bauer served the community of Aspen as a firefighter for 18 years, retiring as a Captain. Mr. Bauer continues to exemplify his core belief of service and that has formulated the excellent leadership capabilities he offers to his partners, clients, and community. Mr. Bauer lives in Aspen, Colorado with his beautiful wife and two amazing daughters. He was quoted as saying: “My Success in the business world comes from my passion for my family and for helping others. Finding a balance between is the key to that success.”