Shelly Klingerman is the Executive Director of Launch Terre Haute, a co-work space and collaborative think tank for business leaders and start-ups. She received her BS in Marketing from Indiana State University and her MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University. She has demonstrated her progressive leadership over a 20+ year career providing marketing, brand awareness, and project management to a multitude of industry. Her entrepreneurial spirit has been captured through the opening of her own clothing boutique in Downtown Terre Haute, Indiana, as well as through the founding of the Stiletto Agency, a firm specializing in emergency planning and consultation and protection from the threats of modern terrorism. Additionally, she has sat on the Boards of the Humane Association, the American Marketing Association, the Startup Ladies, the Terre Haute Economic Restructuring Committee, Downtown Terre Haute, Inc., and St. Patrick’s School.
She will complete a 100hr. WarriorFit yoga certification in September ’16 to work specifically with Veteran population and is organizing a Veterans Meetup group to coach Veterans on how to transfer their specialize military training to the job market or create a new business.