Shelle Poole is an assistant professor at Boise State University. Her main area of focus is Business Leadership. Shelle gained her business leadership expertise from her twenty years working for Hewlett-Packard and her doctoral research. During her tenure at Hewlett-Packard, Shelle worked as an executive for six years, led global teams for fourteen years, and had the opportunity to work in HR, Marketing, IT, R&D, Business Development, Manufacturing, Quality, and Training.
Shelle Poole’s doctoral research focused on women in business leadership and her passion continues to be in this area. Shelle has played an integral part in creating more programs to boost women in the workplace. This includes bringing NEW Leadership to Idaho. This is a national bi-partisan program developed by the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) to address the under-representation of women in American politics. Shelle also opened the Go-Lead Idaho 2015 Leadership Summit with a presentation on how women impact the top 75 private Idaho businesses. She recently created a student organization titled, Women of the Workplace (W.O.W.), an organization used to mentor, educate, encourage, and strengthen female students at Boise State University.
Shelle maintains a PMP certification from the Project Management Institute and she is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt.