Shelley graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting in 2003 from the University of British Columbia. She obtained her Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation in 2005 while articling for a big-four public practice firm in Abbotsford and Vancouver. She gained expertise as a Tax Manager advising corporations and high-net-worth individuals and completed the CICA In-Depth Tax Course in 2008. As well, she obtained her Certified Financial Planner designation in 2007.
Shelley joined the Back in Motion team in 2011 and has been a key member of the Finance team through the company’s rapid growth with the launch of Avia Employment Services. She was promoted to Director of Finance in 2015.
In her spare time, Shelley sails the Salish Sea with her husband and two children. She volunteers as treasurer of the Parent Advisory Council at her children’s school and for CPA Canada’s Financial Literacy program presenting Community Connect sessions to community groups and schools.