Upon graduation from high school, Shelby joined the United States Navy. Shelby became a Navy SEAL and served in Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Upon completion of his deployment, Shelby was honorably discharged.
Shelby then became a firefighter with the Albuquerque Fire Department. After
4.5 years of service, Shelby became a member of Rio Rancho Department
of Public Safety, where he finished out a successful career in law
enforcement, eventually retiring from the City of Rio Rancho in 2010 as a
Currently, Shelby and his wife Tanya own and operate a successful fitness facility in Rio Rancho called CrossFit HellBox.
Shelby has resided in Rio Rancho for 10 years.
Shelby is proud and grateful to continue his service to the community as a City Councilor.