Vanessa Shelden

Senior Associate, Client Development

As a Senior Associate of Client Development, Vanessa focuses on building and growing client relationships. A curious collaborator at heart, she has a knack for creative problem solving and an ability to empathize with the dilemmas our clients face. She’s not afraid of digging into new challenges but also excels at managing priorities and expectations. She has a positive energy that embodies Kelton’s culture and inspires confidence in those who work with her.

Prior to joining Kelton, Vanessa worked in the real estate industry managing apartments in Indianapolis. She has worked at over a dozen different apartment communities, often handling the daily operations of multiple communities at once. Vanessa discovered her interest in the consumer thought process while in undergrad and graduated with a Bachelors degree in marketing, and a minor in psychology. Like Mark Cuban, she has her Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. Unlike Mark Cuban, she has yet to purchase her own NBA team.

An avid marathon runner and traveler, Vanessa has visited Europe over 20 times and has completed a half marathon in Edinburgh, Scotland and a 10K in Seoul, Korea. When she’s not out running, Vanessa spends time at home with her two boisterous cats, Mittens and Cricket.