Shelley Rodgers was born and raised in Orlando, Florida. She earned her undergraduate degree in Dietetics and Business Administration at the University of Florida, which culminated in a Bachelor of Science degree and minor studies designation in each field, respectively. Following her undergraduate studies, Shelley devoted her career to the advancement of nonprofit organizations. For this this reason, she returned to school and earned a Masters in Nonprofit Management degree, along with a Graduate Certificate in Public Administration from the University of Central Florida.
Shelley has spent a significant amount of time, both personally and professionally, working and volunteering to help enrich the lives of others, and these experiences have instilled in Shelley a great desire to make a difference in the lives of others. She is currently employed by Harbor House of Central Florida as the Development Officer. Shelley is CORE certified as an advocate for survivors of domestic abuse and strives to make the Central Florida community a safer place for at-risk women and families. Additionally, Shelley has previously been employed by the Volunteer Florida Foundation, working as a Program Manager for their Teen Trendsetters Program and has also worked for Noah’s Light Foundation as a Program Director.
Shelley is an active member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and is currently pursuing her CFRE certification.