Shelly Sun Chairperson, IFA Board of Directors; CEO and Co-Founder - BrightStar Care
Shelly Sun is the CEO and co-founder of BrightStar Care®, a premium healthcare staffing company providing the full continuum of care, from homecare to supplemental staffing for corporate clients such as nursing homes and physicians. In 2005, BrightStar launched its franchising efforts, becoming the first and only franchising company in the country to specialize in both medical and non-medical care and health care staffing.
Shelly is a Certified Franchise Executive and participates on the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) Board of Directors. Shelly was recently elected as the Chairperson of the IFA Board of Directors. Shelly was also selected by the IFA as the 2009 Entrepreneur of the Year.
BrightStar Care was featured on CBS’ Undercover Boss. Shelly also published her first book, Grow Smart, Risk Less – a low-capital path to multiplying your business through franchising, where she discusses her journey as an emerging franchisor through amazing growth, lessons learned and game-changing ideas.
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