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Shelly Talcott

Senior Director of Integration and Initiatives

Shelly is responsible for the overall management of integration activities for the launch of Corus International and the successful merger of Lutheran World Relief and IMA World Health. Working closely with the executive leadership team and board, she has developed and managed the comprehensive organizational-wide transition strategy, as well as integration strategies for critical areas including organizational culture, legal and communications. She previously served as senior director of visibility, outreach and engagement for Corus subsidiary Lutheran World Relief.

She previously held marketing positions at several Minneapolis-St. Paul organizations, including the Network for Public Health Law at the William Mitchell College of Law and HealthPartners, a health care and insurance provider.

Shelly has served as a board member and officer for Girls on the Run, a nonprofit that promotes girl empowerment by teaching life skills through lessons and running. She holds a bachelor of arts degree from Gustavus Aldolphus College in St. Peter, Minn.