Our People

the Thrive Team

Shelli Kurth

Creating Joy in Building Community


Shelli has a broad range of experience as a nonprofit founder, grassroots organizer, school leader and coach. Shelli’s passion for the people she serves has made her a sought-after coach, trainer and consultant. Shelli co-hosts a state-wide parent education show on UCTV and is driven by a deep belief in equity, access and opportunity for all through the empowerment of individuals. She is a national speaker and writer. 

Shelli brings intuition and joy to her work and is skilled at working through thorny relationships, creating consensus and moving teams towards greater collaborative outcomes.