New Trustee

Shelly FisherShelly Lotman Fisher

1980 BS Newhouse School of Public Communications

Fisher, an entrepreneur with more than 30 years of business experience, is the CEO of Hope Paige, a national medical I.D. jewelry company headquartered in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. Fisher is also the founder/CEO of 4ID, a nighttime visibility product manufacturer. She has co-authored a book "Breaking Sad" due to be released November 2017.  Fisher earned a bachelor's degree at the Newhouse School. She also holds a M.Ed. degree in adult education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Fisher is president of the Macula Vision Research Foundation, a nonprofit organization devoted to funding research to cure macular degeneration, and is the founder of I Help Educate and The Herb it Forward Foundation, both of which support underserved students looking to make a difference in the United States.
For Syracuse University, Fisher is a member of the Newhouse School Advisory Board and a former member of the National Alumni Association Board of Directors. She has been a longtime supporter of the Newhouse School, particularly of the Newhouse Benchmarking Trip Program, which takes students to New York City for several days of case studies and site visits with agencies and clients.
Fisher and her husband, Dr. Scot Fisher, live in Villanova, Pennsylvania, and are the parents of three children: Julia, Joey and Sam Fisher '13 (Newhouse).