Shaphan grew up in Chatham-Kent and received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Windsor with a specialization in accounting in 2014. He began his career in the Oil and Gas Industry working for Enbridge Gas as an analyst, and later moved into public accounting at Baker Tilly in 2019. During his time at Baker Tilly, Shaphan received his Chartered Professional Accounting (CPA) designation and spent three years working in audit and tax. Shaphan enjoys spending time with his daughters, being outdoors fishing and golfing. He also enjoys giving back to his local community by volunteering his time serving on the board of directors for non-profit organizations.