A student at Mississippi College in Clinton, Shelbie Yates is pursuing a master of business administration. She concurrently serves as an administrative assistant to the chairman and chief executive officer of Sable Investments in Madison, Mississippi. In this role, Shelbie Yates maintains responsibility for scheduling teleconferences and meetings, organizing calendars, planning travel arrangements, handling payables and receivables for 18 bank accounts, and maintaining a filing system for both electronic and paper documents.
Also involved in communications, she greets guests and responds to inquires both in person and over the phone. Her accomplishments since joining the firm include developing policies for charitable giving and codes of conduct.
Ms. Yates arrived at her current position after having worked as the chairman’s executive assistant at Tenax Aerospace, where she attended Board of Directors meetings and planned business retreats. She actively participated in the sale of the company in January 2018, communicating with attorneys and publishing financial statements which were distributed to top executives.