Before working at UNI, Shelly Wessels was proud to a stay-at-home mom to three daughters for 17 years. During that time she managed multiple successful direct sales businesses, including AtHome America Home Decór for 10 years and dōTerra Essential Oils for the past eight years. She also worked at Veridian Credit Union as a member service specialist after graduating from UNI in 2001.
Wessels loves getting to know student business owners and is amazed by their creativity and drive. She enjoys serving as their mom away from home, always available to listen and connect.
Hobbies & Interests
In her free time, Wessels loves anything outside on a sunny day. Some favorites include walking, swimming, connecting with friends, boating and cheering her girls at sporting events. She also enjoys the many events in downtown Cedar Falls and Waterloo and listening to podcasts and audio books. She volunteers at her local church through Bible Study Fellowship and on the finance team. She also volunteers as an usher at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.