Our People

Shelly Pellish, CFP®

Director of Administration & Development
Shelly Pellish

Shelly has spent her career in the non-profit sector, specializing in higher education fundraising since 1999. Prior to joining the staff in 2002, she worked at the University of Virginia’s Office of Development.

She enjoys working with UVA students, alumni, and parents through her various roles at the Center. She is active within the Charlottesville community, where she has served on non-profit boards and committees. She is a member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) and the Financial Planning Association (FPA). 

She completed her undergraduate studies in art history at George Mason University and continued her Master’s work in architectural history and historic preservation at the University of Virginia.