Shelly is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Michigan for the last 20 years. She obtained her undergraduate accounting degree from Michigan State University and an MBA from Wayne State University. She was with Plante & Moran in Southfield for approx. 8 years doing audit and tax related assignments for private held companies, primarily in the manufacturing/life sciences sector. After Plante & Moran, she worked for 8 years as Controller and then CFO of Ash Stevens, a contract/development manufacturing organization that worked in small molecule API manufacturing and also research and development contracts with the US government. She has been through five ERP implementations including Epicor, SAP and Microsoft Dynamics. Shelly also has experience in human resources with, but not limited to, employee benefits, 401k and pension plans. Shelly has recently started her own CFO consulting firm called Michigan CFO, LLC. The firms mission is to support businesses, new and established, in their daily operations as well as their strategic long-term business goals.