Shelly Helder

State Lobbyist

Shelly is a State Lobbyist and has been a valuable member of the Washington State Lobbying Team since 2015. She advocates for public agency and nonprofit clients to the Washington State Legislature and the State Executive Branch.

Shelly has cultivated bi-partisan relationships in both the House of Representatives and Senate. Her clients appreciate her responsiveness, clear communication, strategic thinking, keen observations, and attention to detail. She prides herself on developing unique solutions, tailored to individual client needs. In addition to policy development, Shelly has extensive experience helping clients secure funding through the state operating, capital, and transportation budgets.

Shelly graduated cum laude from Westmont College with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics/Business and currently lives in Steilacoom with her twin girls and black lab.