meet the blue fjord team

Shelley Row, PE, CSP

Blue Fjord Leaders Founder and CEO

If you’re looking for solid credentials, look no further. Shelley is:

  • A professional engineer
  • A former member of the Senior Executive Service for USDOT
  • A former associate executive director at the Institute of Transportation Engineers
  • A certified speaking professional (one of eight engineers in the world) and certified virtual speaker
  • A trained coach
  • The author of numerous articles in professional journals as well as Forbes, Fast Company, and Huffington Post and

The author of four books including, Think Less Live More: Lessons from a Recovering Over-Thinker

She has degrees in civil engineering, architecture and an MBA. She also has a certificate from the NeuroLeadership Institute.

She was named by Inc. Magazine as one of the top 100 leadership speakers. Traffic Technology International called her one of the twenty best minds in advanced traffic management systems.

That’s the serious stuff. Here’s the fun stuff. 

  • Shelley is a marathoner
  • She plays the piano (when alone) 
  • Serves on the Board of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra and
  • She is an avid traveler and collector of experiences like shearing sheep in New Zealand, meditating with monks in Tibet, hiking the mountains of Switzerland, and living for a year in France

FRANK KECSETI & ALYSON KATE LONG

Social Burro

Frank and Alyson are the owners and content creators of Social Burro, Inc. — they specialize in social media strategy and management for small business owners.
 
• 23 years of combined experience in advertising and marketing 
• Both hold Bachelor of Arts degrees in Advertising from the Art Institute of Atlanta
• Frank has also earned a diploma in Digital Brand Management from Oregon State University and holds certifications from LinkedIn, Hootsuite, Hubspot and Google Analytics
• Alyson is a career copywriter with a portfolio of regional and national ad campaigns, and has developed strategies and brand voices for 20+ SMBs
 
Together 10 years after meeting in art school, Frank and Alyson live in the beautiful Western North Carolina mountains and spend much of their free time hiking, cycling and enjoying a drink on the deck. 
 

linda brogan

Client Coordinator

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Delaware
  • Worked in sales for 20 years for a medical research products company
  • Married with two daughters
  • Played D1 Field Hockey and Lacrosse at the University of Delaware where they won 3 National Lacrosse Championships
  • Two time All- American lacrosse player
  • Inducted into the lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2004
  • Currently Head JV Coach of a Girls High School Lacrosse Team for the last 15 years
  • Loves to be active and has recently discovered pickleball

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