Shelly Sun is the CEO as well as Co-Founder of BrightStar Care Â®, a costs health care staffing company that offers the full continuum of treatment, from private homecare to people of any ages, to supplemental staffing for medical centers. She was chosen as the International Franchise Association's (IFA) Entrepreneur of the Year for 2009, coming to be not simply the youngest recipient of this outstanding award, but likewise simply the 2nd women recipient. In 2011, Shelly and also BrightStar were featured on the smash hit CBS collection "Undercover Boss." She was additionally recognized by the Women Presidents Organization and also American Express Open as # 1 in their Top 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Led Organizations in 2011, going up from # 2 in 2010.
Shelly holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Tennessee as well as a Master of Science level in accountancy from the University of Colorado. Prior to BrightStar, Shelly functioned as the VP of Finance for Avolar, a previous division of United Airlines, as well as in executive financing positions with CNA Insurance and also Blue Cross Blue Shield.