Shelley’s contributions transcend into academia in her role as an associate professor for the Fashion Institute of Technology of the State University of New York in the Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology. She is an adjunct professor at Syracuse University in the Whitman School of Management.
Shelley is a highly accomplished and driven senior retail executive with over 25 years of success in the retail industry currently running her own consulting business. She has worked throughout the industry across many functions including general management, marketing, operations, merchandising, buying, and human resources.
Shelley E. Kohan is a top retail influencer, she has been interviewed across many publications and media including NBC Nightly News, Wall St. Journal, New York Times, Women’s Wear Daily, Reuters, The Washington Post, Fortune, Chain Store Age, The Robin Report, and Forbes. Shelley has presented at various retail conferences including WWD Digital, WWD 20/20, NRF Big Show, Shop.org, Future of Stores, RIS Retail Executive Summit and Alvanon 3D Tech Festival. Shelley was a designated retail tour guide at the NRF Big Show 2020.