Shayla joined University Advancement in January 2011, working in the Advancement Services & Stewardship office primarily as a prospect researcher. In July 2013, she joined the Donor Relations team, taking on the responsibility of planning and organizing events to steward and recognize benefactors of the University.
Shayla graduated from St. Lawrence with a B.A. in English and Francophone Studies in 2011. As a student, she studied abroad in France and Senegal, was a mentor in the First Year Program, and conducted research as a recipient of a Daniel F. '65 and Ann H. Sullivan University Fellowship.