Shelly has 15+ years’ experience in marketing and public relations for small business owners. She has held staff positions at tax accounting and investment management firms. Shelly is presently lead strategic marketing director at The Business Guides, a tax and accounting firm for small- to medium-size businesses. Previously, she was a reporter for a weekly newspaper. She is adept at crafting marketing materials and timely news releases that are ‘on the news’ and grab attention. Shelly ran her own communications consultancy for eight years, providing marketing services to businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies.