Shelley Kelley is September’s featured employee. In her position as an Account Manager, Shelley provides support to clients in the western United States and a MACC client in Japan located on a military base. Shelley is a firm believer in the golden rule as she strives to provide the best support she can to her clients as that’s how she would want to be treated herself.
Q. When did you start at MACC?
A. I actually have two start dates. I accepted my current position in January of 2006, but I’d worked at MACC before as a Software Support Representative.
Q. Can you please tell us about your family?
A. Next month I’ll be married for 27 years to my husband, Karlin. We have two grown kids: Kyle (26) and Natasha (25). Both were married within the past two years and both chose great spouses. We couldn’t be happier for them! My son and his wife have a daughter, Kyla, who just turned one. She is such a joy! Who knew being a grandparent could be this much fun?
Q. What do you do for fun in your free time?
A. I love to spend time with family and friends and I especially love to spend time with my granddaughter. Watching movies, camping, motorcycle riding, reading books, and baking are some of the other activities I enjoy.
Q. If you could travel anywhere to spend a week on vacation, where would it be?
A. My husband and I have always wanted to visit Australia since we were kids. I love animals, so it would be fun to see all of the animals in Australia up close.
Q. What’s the best career advice you’ve ever received?
A. My Mom told me to “Always work hard no matter what you are doing. Hard work always pays off.”
Q. What’s your favorite quote?
A. “Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.” – Albert Schweitzer
Q. The one person I’ve always wanted to meet?
A. John Wayne
Q. If you could add any food to the MACC vending machines, what would it be?
A. VIC’s white cheddar popcorn