Shelley Olds Burns
University of Richmond, Robins School of Business
Virginia, USABusiness Trainer
A strategic thought leader and advisor with expertise managing early-stage career individuals, Shelley is the director of the Center for Professional Skills and Development at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business. Shelley develops hands-on professional development programs to enhance students’ business acumen; she also collaborates with employers, career advisors, and alumni to bridge the skills gap.
Her signature program, Q-camp, is a two-day interpersonal skill “boot camp” that introduces college sophomores to etiquette, as it relates to networking, business meals, and interviewing.
Shelley currently serves on the Wiley Publishing Business Education and Careers Product Advisory Board, and the book she co-authored, You Got This! The Real Skills You Need for Career Success, was published in the fall of 2021.