Shawnia Silva Da Cruz an Executive Director at The Ardent Companies. Prior to joining Ardent in January 2011, Shawnia worked as an Assistant Controller with Acadia Homes & Neighborhoods, a sister company of Ardent. Shawnia was the first employee at The Ardent Companies and has been with the company for twelve years. Shawnia has over two decades of accounting experience including construction, job cost, general ledger, and full accounting cycle management.