Shelly ShortPast President

shelly short
areas of expertise
  • Brand Management
  • Creative Direction and Management
  • Photography
  • University of Phoenix – BS in Business Administration and Marketing
  • Regis University – MBA in Marketing

Shelly is the Creative Director for StrataTech Education Group. She directs all aspects of creative production for the company which includes Tulsa Welding Schools in Oklahoma, Florida and Houston and The Refrigeration School, Inc. (RSI) in Arizona.

Shelly has over 25 years of experience in Marketing and Project Management with an emphasis in post-secondary education.

Shelly has pioneered the use of VR as an immersive welding experience in the private post-secondary education sector. More recently, she has produced a new competitive welding reality video series to further establish TWS as the premier educator for welding careers in the U.S.

She is also an award winning photographer and the owner of Blue Collar Imaging, a photography company with a focus on the skilled trades.


Favorite Quote: “No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.” Ansel Adams

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