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Shelby R. Hays

Shelby Hays serves as Chief Operating Officer & Marketing Director at Evans & Davis.

Focused on growth & culture, Shelby oversees the marketing department, recruitment & retention of talent, and develops and nurtures strategic partnerships for the Firm.

Shelby grew up in Velma, Oklahoma then attended the University of Oklahoma, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Meteorology with a minor in Nonprofit Organizations. While at OU, she was a part of the President’s Leadership Class, Kappa Kappa Gamma, The Big Event, and various other service organizations.

Shelby worked for several years as a TV meteorologist in Oklahoma City. First, as an intern for Gary England and then as the morning meteorologist at KOCO. She earned the prestigious Certified Broadcast Meteorologist title, won an Emmy for severe weather coverage, and was voted Best Morning Newscast in Oklahoma multiple years. She was also featured in the Oklahoma Hall of Fame Weather Exhibit.

Shelby has been named one of the Most Powerful Young Professionals in Oklahoma City, NextGen Under 30, and the Honorary Ring Recipient at the University of Oklahoma.

Shelby is a member of Leadership Oklahoma City and is a past member of Leadership Edmond and several community boards, including Children’s Hospital Foundation, The Oklahoma Hall of Fame, and The Downtown Edmond Business Association. She has volunteered at several events for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the American Heart Association.

Outside of work, you can find Shelby enjoying the outdoors with her family. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Chance. They love going fishing, taking the dog on hikes, and traveling.