Shelli Quenga


Shelli Quenga, MA

Senior Director of Enrollment

Shelli Quenga serves as the Senior Director of Enrollment at Transform Health. In this role, she leads our enrollment team to build program capacity nationwide.  

Prior to joining Transform Health, Shelli served as the Chief Innovation Officer at a South Carolina-based nonprofit organization, the Palmetto Project, leading programming, and advocacy work, including spearheading the creation of a nonprofit insurance broker model for the state. She led the organization’s expansion by increasing revenue, producing a greater return on investment to grow their team, while strategically engaging organizations serving those living with HIV/AIDS, people with disabilities, and small business owners.  

Nationally, Shelli has advised multiple groups in workforce development and change management. To highlight her work in South Carolina is key because under her leadership, they closed the gap in the number of children eligible for but unenrolled in South Carolina Medicaid by exceeding the national average at 96%. She formerly directed a South Carolina regional non-profit for children with special health care needs and continues to serve as a behavioral therapist and advocate for educational, community, and medical services. She serves as the vice chairperson of a four-county Federally Qualified Health Center board of directors, Fetter Health Care Network, and volunteers for her alma mater Vassar College and Region VI SC Special Olympics. She has served as an adjunct professor at Trident Technical College in the Department of Community, Family, and Child Studies focusing on special education.  

Shelli holds a master’s degree in counseling from Webster University and a bachelor’s degree in Asian Studies from Vassar College. She continues to work with children with special healthcare needs and their parents as a behavioral therapist and advocate for educational, community, and medical services.  She and her partner successfully raised their five children into adulthood, and now enjoy time with their two grandchildren and two dogs. 

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