Shelley Burns
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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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    Jennifer Barbin

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  • President-Elect

    Alex Mercer

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    Kourtney Ennis

    Robins School of Business

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    Nelson Gaspar

    Virginia Premier

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    George Crowell

    Harris, Hardy & Johnstone, P.C

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    Samantha Platania

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    Boz Boschen

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    Aylin Berkowitz

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    Tori Stowers

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    Barbara Slatcher

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    Carol Nitz

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    Juliana Thomas

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    Todd Wilcox

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    LaTonya Whitaker

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    Nicole Hansen

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    Amanda Colocho

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    Amanda Creger

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    Antonia Hite

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    Taylor Croley

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    Patty Sager

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    Lauren Stewart

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    Will Trible