Shelby Terry, Senior Director of Development – West Tennessee

Shelby Terry joined the Youth Villages team in 2013 as director of development for the Memphis, Tennessee, area. As director, she is responsible for working with existing donors and cultivating new supporters.

Terry came to Youth Villages with an extensive development background, having served as the vice president of development for the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, the director of development at LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center Foundation and at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and as a development officer at Baptist Memorial Health Care Foundation.

Terry holds a bachelor of arts degree in diplomacy and world affairs from Occidental College and a masters of business administration from the University of Tennessee. She and her husband, Bernard, have two sons, Bryce and Blake. They are avid sports fans and reside in Memphis, Tennessee.