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Accounting Manager/Executive Assistant
Shelley Kinney joined the Muelrath Public Affairs, Inc. team in early 2015 as the company’s Accounting Manager and Executive Assistant to Robert (“Rob”) Muelrath II, President and CEO of Muelrath Public Affairs, Inc. As the lead administrative professional at Muelrath Public Affairs, Shelley provides executive-level assistance to Rob and assists in the facilitation and execution of administrative responsibilities, bookkeeping, calendar maintenance, preparation of correspondence and technical presentations, coordination of travel, facilitation of meeting arrangements, scheduling visitation requests, and monitoring of action and signature items.
Prior to joining Muelrath Public Affairs, Shelley was the General Manager for Str8forward Media, a local video production company specializing in video marketing for small businesses. She was responsible for managing operations including: support to the Executive Team and supervision over the Sales and Production Teams. Shelley also handled the company’s daily operations, bookkeeping, and production scheduling.
Before joining Str8forward Media, Shelley served as the Executive Assistant to both the CEO and VP of Finances at United Way of the Wine Country, a non-profit focused on strengthening local schools, promoting financial stability, and improving community health. Shelley was the first point of contact for donors, volunteers, agencies and other business partners on behalf of the President and VP of Finances. Her responsibilities included planning and coordinating Board of Director meetings, executive calendar management, executive-level presentations, and facilitating any other tasks needed for meetings including the recording and distribution of meeting minutes to the Board. Shelley was also responsible for handling A/R Accounting duties by managing incoming donations and handling the non-profits bank deposits.
Shelley’s resourcefulness, innovative spirit and energetic personality have been a valuable addition to the Muelrath Public Affairs team.
Shelley is a graduate of Sonoma Valley High School and has completed numerous college-level courses with an emphasis in business and marketing. She lives in Sonoma County with her husband, Robert, dog Marley and 3 cats.