Shelley Burns

Director, Collegiate Relations

Shelley Burns

UR Robins School of Business

A strategic thought leader and advisor with expertise managing early stage career individuals, Shelley has spent her career in higher education. As the director of the Center for Professional Skills and Development at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business, Shelley serves as a business school liaison to the University’s career services office and develops boutique soft skill professional development programs to enhance students’ business acumen.

Her signature program, Q-camp, is an interpersonal skills “boot camp” that has been noted in Money Magazine, Business Week, and USA Today, for its success in preparing students to network and successfully transition into the 21st century workforce.

A native of Virginia Beach, VA, Shelley received her M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology and Higher Education Administration from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA and her B.A. degree in Psychology from Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, VA. She and her husband, Jeff, have twin daughters and live in Glen Allen, VA.

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    Alex Mercer

    Outdoor Living Brands

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    Samantha Kramer

    Meadows Urquhart Acree & Cook

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    Jennifer Barbin

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    Aylin Berkowitz

    Capital One

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    Jennifer Murphy

    Meadows Urquhart Acree & Cook

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    Boz Boschen


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    Amanda Creger

    Modo Modo

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    Juliana Thomas

    Spotts Fain PC

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    Barbara Slatcher

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    Amanda Colocho

    The Hodges Partnership

  • Director Programming, Speaker Recruitment

    Will Trible

  • Director, Programming, CMO Roundtable

    Patty Sager

    Williams Mullen

  • Director, Programming, Education

    Taylor Croley

    Alfa Laval

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    Carol Nitz

    Networking Technologies + Support

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    Nicole Hansen

    UR Robins School of Business

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    Antonia Hite

    circle S studio

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    Sarah Leffler

    Savara Hospitality

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    Todd Wilcox


  • Director, Membership Engagement

    Rendha Maharosa

    Virginia Health Information

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    Caitlin McNichol

    Dotted Line

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    Caitlyn Fralin

    West Cary Group

  • Director, Mentorship

    Antonija Kovac, MBA