Michelle Shilts is the Operations Manager here at Allied. She views the main goal of her job is to be invisible to the customers, while giving her entire team everything they need to make your experience with Allied as easy as possible. She came back to Allied in 2012 after what Tom calls “the longest maternity leave in the history of the world”. She worked here as our purchasing manager for six months in 1993 while she was pregnant with her first child, Michael, who was born a couple of months early and came home with some health issues so she went home and proceeded to have three more children in a matter of a about five years. She and her husband live in Elkhorn and although all of their children are grown now family still occupies most of her free time. She enjoys travel (see the whole family at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin in 2019) as well as supporting and expanding the network of Little Free Pantries / Blessings Boxes in Elkhorn and surrounding communities.