Larry has an extensive background in domestic and international business, construction, resource extraction, oilfield services, energy research, environmental management and franchise operations. He has conducted business in 27 countries around the world.
Mr. Shelley holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary, a Chartered Accountant designation, an ICD.d designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors, as well as a Corporate finance designation from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Mr. Shelley is extremely active in the community and has served in senior leadership roles in several organizations. He is a former Chairman of the Community of Cochrane Recreational Development Committee, and was a Director of the Cochrane Minor Hockey Association. He recently served as President of The Rotary Club of Calgary and was the public appointee on the Decanal Search Committee at the Haskayne School of Business. Larry has been the recipient of a number of awards including an Outstanding Achievement Award, 3M Canada Coaching Award, Municipal District of Rockyview Citizenship Award, a Paul Harris Fellowship and was the 2017 recipient of the Haskayne School of Business Alumni Achievement Award.
Larry is a 5th generation Calgarian who continues to live and actively support the community together with his wife and four adult children.