Hi! I’m Kristen Shelton, a senior benefits manager based in Harrisburg, PA.

The thoughts and ideas expressed here are entirely my own, and do not represent the opinions of my employer.


Data Hunter-Gatherer.  Lifelong learner.  Omnivore.

My current role involves leading a team of 40+ dedicated individuals.  The best part of my day is watching them learn something new.   

Beyond that, I’m focusing on building visual representations of data using Tableau, Python and SQL.  Yes, I do those things for fun.  

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Meet Me – January 2019

In January 2019 I will be in Washington, DC, joining the Womens March.  Do you have an amazing protest sign?  Come say hi. It’s amazing to think it’s 2019 and we’re still marching for things like equal pay for equal work, reproductive rights, and an end to violence.  And yet here we are. 60 years …

Code4PA 2018 – The Opioid Epidemic

What a rush!  For the last month, I’ve been participating in the second annual Code4PA event.  This year the challenge was to use PA Open Data (helloooo gorgeous) to generate ideas to solve PA’s Opioid Epidemic.  I was fortunate to get picked up by a team of talented data analytics students from Harrisburg University!