Shelly has grown up in Lethbridge, Alberta. After graduating from the University of Lethbridge in 2002 with a Bachelor of Management degree, she started her career with Meyers Norris Penny during tax season of 2003. Shelly stayed at MNP until December 2009 when she left to join John and together they formed VLS on July 1, 2011. In October 2015, Shelly founded Shaw & Associates Chartered Accountants*.
On April 24, 2010, Shelly and her husband, Chad, were blessed with the arrival of twin boys. Although arriving 10 weeks early and having to spend their first 10 weeks of life in the NICU, both boys came home on July 4, 2010. Today they are happy and healthy little boys keeping their parents busy.
Shelly has been actively involved in the Lethbridge community and has held the following volunteer positions:
Shelly gives back where she can and is always willing to support various local charities including, but not limited to, Wood's Homes, CHR, Harbour House and YWCA.
When Shelly is not busy with work, she is busy with her family, camping and traveling to various places. Shelly also enjoys scrapbooking, golfing and can always find time for some much needed quiet time at the mall.