As a member of the Entrepreneur’s Organization since 1995, Shelby Hacala has volunteered as a local chapter board member in several roles – Forum chair, Mentorship chair and Educational chair. He is a graduate of the BOG “Birthing of Giants” 1998 entrepreneurial program. In 2003, he joined the EO trainer community to facilitate FTP (Forum Training Program), MTP (Moderator Training Program), and retreat work delivered in both French and English. Since then, his teachings have extended to EO, YPO and WPO Forum retreats. Recently he began working with company CEOs and their teams on strategy and personal development.

Shelby is an entrepreneur at heart and has been involved in multiple business ventures. In 1985, he became co-owner of Plasmatec Inc., a company specializing in coatings for the turbine and power generation industries. He successfully sold this business in 2008 and is currently working for the buyer (Deloro Stellite) a multinational corporation with yearly sales of 300 million Euros. Shelby is part of the corporate executive management team and is a direct report to the CEO.

Shelby is happily married to Anna Krista and they have been blessed with three wonderful children (Caleb, Philip, and Rebecca). In his spare time he enjoys coaching his kids soccer, spending time sailing, playing hockey, and training for triathlons.