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 privately held companies, primarily in the manufacturing and life sciences sectors. After leaving 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 and life science companies. 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, 401(k) and pension plans. Shelly has recently started her own CFO consulting firm — Michigan CFO, LLC. The firm’s mission is to support businesses, new and established, in their daily operations as well as their strategic long-term business goals.