As Vice President of Capital Markets, Shelby is responsible for the overall capital raising strategy for Forum’s real estate portfolio and helps drive all communications with current and prospective investors.
Prior to joining Forum Real Estate Group, Shelby was the Senior Director of Investor Relations at UDR, Inc., an S&P 500 Multifamily REIT where she was responsible for all investor communications, including corporate strategy and transaction, joint venture, balance sheet and capital markets activity. Before that, Shelby was a member of the Invesco real estate securities team in Dallas, TX, where, as a securities analyst, she conducted fundamental research on over 50 publicly-traded residential, self-storage and diversified REITs. Shelby began her career at Highland Capital Management, where she worked as an assistant trader, senior settlement associate and team leader handling all internal trading, bankruptcy restructures, real estate settlements and distressed trade closings.
Shelby earned a Bachelor of Science degree in economics with a certificate of business economics from Texas A&M University. Outside of the office, Shelby spends her time staying active and exploring the Colorado outdoors. She enjoys traveling, skiing, cooking and spending time with friends and family.