Shelly Berlin

Shelly Berlin
Governor, SMUS Society Board of Governors
Current SMUS Parent
Since: 
October, 2012

Shelly Berlin is a certified management consultant with more than 23 years’ experience. In 2017.  Shelly is currently the Managing Partner at Berlineaton, a Victoria-based management consulting firm specializing in strategy development and execution, business process redesign, and executive coaching. Prior to cofounding Berlineaton with her husband, Richard Eaton, Shelly worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers and Andersen Consulting.

Shelly grew up in Edmonton, attended the University of Alberta, studied business in a year-long experience at Walt Disney World in Florida, then relocated to Vancouver to complete her MBA at UBC. She and Richard moved to Victoria where they built their business, consulting to the public and private sectors, and to independent schools across Canada.

Shelly has worked in a consulting capacity with over 25 independent schools, primarily in the area of strategy development and execution. Shelly is the Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee, and is also a member of the Facilities Committee.  Shelly assisted SMUS with its first strategic plan in 1996.

Shelly spent four years on the Board of Governors of St. Christopher’s Montessori School, her last year as Board Chair.

Shelly and Richard have two young children who attend SMUS Middle School. Shelly enjoys running, hiking, travelling and, most of all, spending time with friends and family.