Shelby graduated from the KSU Interior Design program in 2015. Since that time, she has been designing private aircraft at Textron Aviation. The company is located in Wichita, Kansas, her hometown. At the beginning of Shelby’s career, she worked on the Beechcraft product line alongside another KSU alumni. Today, she is working on the Cessna products. In both roles, Shelby has been exposed to new product development, production aircraft, and aftermarket refurbishments.