Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
Shelley has served as Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, since 2018, after first joining Five Star Bank in 2015 as Vice President, Community Relations and Communications. Shelley has 25 years of corporate branding, media relations and strategic marketing expertise. She previously served as Vice President, Corporate Communications at The Buzz Oates Group of Companies where she worked directly for Buzz Oates for over 15 years and until his passing in 2013. She has worked closely with our Board of Directors since our inception in 1999. Shelley is responsible for strategic branding initiatives and leads all marketing and branding efforts. She is also responsible for corporate partnerships and corporate giving. A writer, Shelley is responsible for helping her colleagues and Five Star Bank customers earn numerous awards and recognition.
Shelley earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and a Master of Arts Degree in English from California State University, Sacramento. She is a graduate of the Sacramento Metro Chamber Foundation's 2018 Leadership Sacramento class. Shelley currently serves on the Board of Directors of 3Strands Global Foundation. She recently served on the Board of Trustees of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society from 2017 to 2020.