Project Description

CarterBaldwin Executive Search is pleased to partner again with Young Life in the appointment of Shelley Meador as Chief Human Resources Officer. She will report to Young Life’s President and CEO, Newt Crenshaw.

Shelley joins Young Life with a unique blend of experience in accounting, corporate tax, and human resources. She began her career in public accounting at Deloitte & Touche, ultimately becoming a partner at KPMG before moving into corporate roles at Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE: HILL) and Allegion (NYSE: ALLE). While serving as vice president of tax for Allegion, Shelley was tapped to lead human resources and corporate communications. Discovering a passion for talent, teams, and people, Shelley was influential in transforming HR and leading large enterprise-wide reorganizations to benefit the customer experience.

Involved in her church and the community, Shelley is a member of the Board of Directors for the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and is Vice Chair of the Executive Advisory Board for Ball State University’s Miller College of Business, where she received her BS in accounting. She also served on the boards of Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana and was Indiana Chair for the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women.

About Young Life
Founded in 1941, Young Life is a global, ecumenical Christian ministry that for more than 80 years has been driven by a single vision – every young person deserves a chance to hear and make their own decision about “the greatest love story ever told.” By building relationships with young people, walking alongside them and “earning the right to be heard,” Young Life’s volunteers share God’s love through their actions and words. Through this model, Young Life has grown from one ministry in Texas to becoming a truly global organization, with ministry in over 100 countries.