Shirley Burts attended NCU in Eugene and has a background in banking and office administration. She grew up in Corvallis, and lived in Colorado, Arizona, Texas, and the Idaho Mountains before returning to Oregon in 2008. Most recently, she was AP Mgr. for Sisters Coffee Co. for five years before coming to work in Bend for Capstone CPAs. She and her husband of 43 years enjoy spending time with their five adult children and their families.