Shelton Ansley is the Assistant Director of the Kentucky Highlands Innovation Center (KHIC) - the London office of the Kentucky Innovation Network. He earned his Bachelors of Science in Human Environmental Science from the University of Alabama and his MBA in Marketing from the University of Tennessee.

Prior to joining KHIC, he spent 13 years with the State of Florida focused on marketing and economic growth for numerous offices and agencies including the Department of Environmental Protection and Office of the Governor. Upon moving to Kentucky, he founded a small business before attending the University of Tennessee to earn his MBA. As a graduate student, he was selected to work with the U.S. Department of Energy to optimize business processes at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, TN. In addition, he also studied abroad in Beijing, China and was the recipient of the Dr. Andrew D. Holt MBA Fellowship and W.C. Ingram MBA Fellowship. He has worked as an independent marketing consultant as well as an enterprise technology solution consultant to the Federal Government. Shelton joined Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation in 2017.