Director of Development
Shelley Raper joined the Women’s Fund of Central Indiana team in October, 2017 as the Director of Development to advance its mission to create options and opportunities for women and girls in central Indiana through the effective distribution of grants to women and girl serving organizations and through the philanthropic engagement and education of current and potential donors.
Prior to joining Women’s Fund of Central Indiana, Shelley served as the Director of Business Development at Markey’s Rental & Staging for 9 years. Her areas of responsibility included new business development, growing existing business, new market research and formalizing partnership. Previously, Shelley spent 13 years in the sports industry specializing in marketing, sponsorships, premium suite sales, event operations and volunteer management. Shelley served as the Senior Vice President of Business Development (2006-2008) and Director of the Youthlinks Indiana Charity Golf Tournament (2004-2006) at Indiana Sports Corporation. She also held sales positions at two professional teams: Indianapolis Colts (1998-2003) and the Indianapolis Ice (1994-1998). Prior to sports, she had numerous positions in the banking industry with Union Federal Bank (1986-1994).
Shelley holds a B.S. degree in Management and Organizations from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business.
Shelley’s community affiliations include Kelley School of Business Alumni Association’s Representative on the Indiana University Alumni Association Executive Council, IU Kelley Alumni Leader and Women’s Fund of Central Indiana. She resides in Fishers, Indiana.