Shelby O'Keefe

Shelby O’Keefe joined the Phelps Regional Health Care Foundation staff in November 2016 as the Communications & Donor Relations Specialist. . In this position, she is responsible for the design and production of all print materials of the Foundation, specifically the Foundation in Focus magazine, Annual Giving Report and any other needs of the Foundation. In addition, Shelby edits and updates the current Foundation website, meets with those recognized from the Guardian Angel program and manages the Foundation’s social media and all aspects of the direct mail program. 

Shelby is originally from Decatur, IL and earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in Graphic Design in December 2011. In the winter of 2016, Shelby finalized her Master of Public Administration with a certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University of Illinois-Springfield. Shelby relocated to the Rolla area with her husband in early 2014 after working in Virginia for a number of years as a graphic designer in print publications.

Shelby is an avid fitness and outdoor enthusiast and loves to spend her time teaching fitness classes and hiking with her husband and dog. In addition, Shelby enjoys volunteering her time to animal welfare initiatives, traveling, and spending time with her husband and pets.