Shelly started teaching at Fusion Academy in 2013. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from San Diego State University and then moved to Chicago receiving an opportunity to become a broker at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. She received her Masters Degree in Math at DePaul University. Missing the sun, surf and sand, Shelly decided to come back “home” to San Diego. Here she started her own tutoring business in Math and started her teaching career. She also enjoys yoga, hiking, and living back in the sunny climate.