Shelley is a certified facilitator for Brian Tracy’s Phoenix Seminar for Maximum Achievement and the Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneurial Education programs, which she taught at The University of Memphis, Fogelman College of Business & Economics.
She is a certified facilitator for Development Dimensions International (DDI) programs, and Common Ground: Conversations on Race, Communities in Action.
A graduate of The University of Memphis (B.A., psychology), Shelley has served as a board member and program chair for Leadership Memphis, founding member and past president of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)-Memphis
chapter, past president for Sales & Marketing Executives of Memphis and board member, SME-International.
Shelley earned her Distinguished Toastmasters Award, served in numerous TI leadership roles, including new club mentor and sponsor.
She currently mentors students at the University of Memphis in multiple leadership programs, and serves as a director-consultant for Mid-South BNI: Business Network International, board member for ATD-Memphis (Association for Talent Development), and commissioner, Minority Business Development Oversight Commission (MBDOC) for the City of Memphis.
Shelley has been honored by Memphis Woman magazine as one of “Fifty Women Who make a Difference,” Athena Award recipient as a role model for mentoring and community leadership, and IRIS Award winner for encouraging women entrepreneurs. In 2008, Leadership Memphis honored her with their “Distinguished Alumnus Award.”