Shelley has an extensive background in media. Since 2017, Shelley has served as U.S. Head, Business and Corporate Strategy of Green Pavilion Limited, a UK company that produces premium dramatic television programming. During her professional career, Shelley has held a number of senior management positions at a number of leading television networks and studios such as MGM, Fox Television Studios, Scripps Networks, Hearst Entertainment and Disney.
Shelley is a graduate of USC Gould School of Law with a M.A. in Social Ethics and a B.A. in Religion and Philosophy also from USC. Throughout Shelley's busy professional career, she has been equally active in a variety of philanthropic and community activities. She is a Governor of Otis College of Art & Design and for the past six years has served as Chair of the Otis College Annual Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show and is founder of the President's Fashion Council at Otis College. Shelley is a member of the Professional Advisory Committee of the Motion Picture and Television Fund, the Leadership Advisory Council of the Association of Media and Entertainment Counsel and BAFTA. She has served as Executive Vice President of the Saban Clinic f/k/a Los Angeles Free Clinic as well as a member of the Board of Directors of the United Cerebral Palsy Research and Education Foundation. She chaired the American Cancer Society's California Spirit for three terms (the largest fundraiser in support of the American Cancer Society in Southern California) as well as chaired the Los Angeles Art Association's annual auction.
Shelley is the recipient of the Association of Media and Entertainment Counsel Founder's Award as well as the Century City Chamber of Commerce Women of Achievement Award. Shelley is a frequent guest speaker for both educational and professional organizations with a special interest in topics relating to mentoring and women particularly in arts, culture and education.