MILESTONES

  • Three-time Finalist and 2009 Honoree, San Diego Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business Awards
  • Two-time Finalist, HR Professional of the Year Awards
  • Finished her first (and so far only) half-marathon doing 17-minute miles … WALKING!
  • Watched Penn State beat Ohio State live at Beaver Stadium on October 22, 2016, and lived through the celebration to tell about it!

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Shelley, a Penn State alum with a BA in English/Writing, has over 27 years sr. human resources leadership experience and 10 years experience in corporate operations management. She helps employers build their HR infrastructures, navigate their employment relationships, and protect themselves from pitfalls.

PERSONAL NOTES

In her free time, (“which is an elusive unicorn” said Justina,) Shelley enjoys cooking and entertaining, hanging with her family, dog, and friends, watching Philadelphia Eagles football, being in nature, oil painting, reading, laughing, restorative yoga … oh, and did we mention anything related to Penn State?!

KEY STRENGTHS

  • Strategic thinker
  • Direct and caring communicator
  • Full of integrity
  • Thorough
  • Authentic
  • Unflappable

OUR MOST RECENT POSTS

How Do You Know If Your Employees Feel Appreciated?

When  you’re implementing new employee appreciation practices or traditions, how do you know if you’re really hitting the mark? Do your employees actually look forward to these things? And do they truly make them feel appreciated? The best way to Read More >

Why We Think Our Coastal Bosses are the Best

National Bosses Day is October 16 and we at Coastal look for every opportunity to celebrate a holiday. There are a lot of reasons to be thankful for our bosses at Coastal, Jonathan and Craig: They give us each a Read More >

How Do You Recognize Your Standout Employees?

Employee appreciation programs lead to great workplaces. But you don’t have to take our word for it. According to a Globoforce WorkHuman Research Institute survey, 88% of employees at companies with value-based recognition programs describe their workplace in positive terms. Read More >