Shelby is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), specializing in nonprofit accounting. As one of Pangea's early board members, Shelby served the organization as an advisory member prior to joining the board of directors starting in 2013.
Shelby has an accounting business, working with women led, social justice minded, nonprofit organizations in the Bay Area. She offers bookkeeping from the eye of a CPA, month and year-end financial statement close, audit prep, 990 tax return preparation, and other accounting related tasks specific to nonprofit organizations.
Prior to starting her own company, Shelby worked with Donna Cohen, CPA and in the accounting department at CompassPoint Nonprofit Services as a financial analyst and bookkeeper. It was at CompassPoint that she realized the need in the local community for accountants knowledgeable to the specifics of nonprofit accounting. This and her desire to pursue social justice led Shelby to gain her CPA license, specializing in nonprofit accounting. She received her B.A. in Business Economics from U.C. Santa Barbara and her Masters in Accounting from Golden Gate University.