Shelly is all about LOCAL! Live, Learn, Shop & Play….LOCAL! A Wayland High School graduate, Shelly earned B.A. in Psychology from Grand Valley State University with an emphasis in education. Did you know Shelly and Mike are SIBLINGS? Shelly is married to a teacher. Her husband Aaron teaches 5th grade and grew up in Wayland. Shelly’s kids, Auston (also going into teaching) and Madalyn, both attend GVSU. In the summer you’d likely find Shelly enjoying family time on the pontoon at Gun Lake!
Shelly has a deep belief in service. She’s been a high school volleyball coach, a member of the Wayland Union Board of Education, President of the Wayland Athletics Boosters, Director of Dorr Recreation Summer Ball, PTO President, as well as serving as Wayland’s Community Education Recreation Coordinator after graduating from GVSU.
In 2008, Shelly began her career as a licensed agent in Michigan after working in the mortgage business. Responsible for generating sales and retaining existing clients, a typical day for Shelly includes bringing new clients to the agency, processing coverage changes, filing claims and completing renewal reviews for agency clients. She takes very seriously the responsibility of protecting clients, their assets, and their families or business!
Relationships are especially important in Shelly’s personal and professional life. She strives to develop a good working relationship with our company partners, vendors, service providers and of course our clients. Shelly believes that the key to effectively serving others is to invest the time needed to build & cultivate relationships.