B.S., University of South Dakota, 1982
M.B.A., University of South Dakota, 1987
Shelly Gardner is a native of Sioux Falls where she began her career began as a banker with Norwest Bank in Sioux Falls. During her career at Norwest, Shelly was an operations officer, a manager of two successful branch facilities and a Vice President in commercial real estate. After her career in banking, she had the opportunity to lead a family business that was transitioning from second generation to third generation control. The life experiences encompassed in her twenty year career add to the course material that she conveys to students in the classroom. Gardner teaches courses in Management and Entrepreneurship.