Professional Profile: Susan Shelby 2017

Susan Shelby - 2017

Name: Susan Shelby - 2017

Title: President & CEO

Company: Rhino PR

Location: South Hamilton, MA

Birthplace: Hartford, CT

Family: Husband, one son, two golden retrievers

College: American University

First job unrelated to your current field: I sold life insurance door-to-door in San Diego and Los Angeles

First job in current field: Account executive at The Neva Group

What your firm does now and its plans for the future?: Rhino PR is a boutique public relations and marketing firm focused on the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) and commercial real estate (CRE) industries. We work with a variety of clients related to commercial construction and development.

Hobbies: reading, scuba diving, hiking with my dogs, spending time at the beach, swimming, cycling and running to prepare for my next triathlon

Favorite novel: Too many good books out there to pick just one!

Favorite film: The Big Blue – although my current favorite is Hector and the Search for Happiness

Keys to success: Working hard, keeping a positive attitude and charging forward toward my goals

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): I studied international relations in college and greatly admire Madeleine Albright, former Secretary of State

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be?: An executive coach working with female entrepreneurs