ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Shelley Hallier is an experienced Kansas City-area marketing executive who left a successful 12-year stint in the corporate realm in favor of independent consulting, after giving birth to twins in 2007. As principal of Hallier Marketing, LLC, she strives (with "varying" levels of self-reported success) to balance family, work and community. Shelley graduated from Rockhurst University. She lives in Parkville with her husband, Craig, and three children: Hannah, Ryne and Cassie.