Kate Shelby

General Counsel

Kate serves as Resultant General Counsel and leads legal strategy and operations. Her extensive interdisciplinary experience, skills, and win record coupled with her strategic and results-focused approach provide a strong foundation upon which she works with Resultant and their partners to help our clients and communities thrive. 
Kate has more than a decade of experience helping governments and private organizations with the toughest challenges in a variety of roles including delivery leader at Resultant, a government leader, and a corporate leader. Often sitting at the intersection of law, technology, and business/program, Kate has made a career out of collaborating and leading teams to pull all of the moving pieces together into a cohesive strategic vision and process that generates real results. 
As a state government executive, Kate oversaw a $50+ million budget and more than 450 staff, as well as complex federally-funded, state-run programs. During her tenure, Kate authored and passed state laws to provide more funding and capabilities to her state agency. Through her efforts to combine technology and process improvements to meet program and legal requirements, she implemented program integrity measures that saved more than $450 million in taxpayer dollars and prevented fraud. The strategic solutions Kate implemented had a minimum return on investment of 5:1 and a maximum return on investment of 78:1.  ‘ 
A national leader in program integrity and a trained litigator, investigator, and contracts attorney, Kate has spoken at a variety of national conferences, developed best practices, published articles, and served on committees aimed at driving meaningful outcomes.  Kate has worked as a senior leader at a Fortune 500 Company with a $20 billion contract management portfolio. 
As a Deputy Attorney General at the Office of the Indiana Attorney General, Kate represented many state agencies during the Great Recession, judges, legislators, and other government officials in class action lawsuits, constitutional challenges, civil prosecutions, and defense litigation. Kate has also served as a Major Felony Special Victims Prosecutor at the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office in Indianapolis, Indiana, and represented corporations in complex corporate litigation matters in private practice.   
Outside of work, Kate and her husband own two small businesses, including a farm. Kate enjoys coaching soccer, living an eco-friendly lifestyle, interior design, and playing with her two young children.   


  • Purdue University, Bachelor of Science in Biology
  • Purdue University, Bachelor of Arts in Law and Society
  • Indiana University McKinney School of Law, Juris Doctor

Quick Facts: 

  • Favorite Core Value: Fearless Problem Solving
  • Registered Attorney, United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Admitted, Indiana State Bar, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana
  • Certified SAFe Agile Leader 


Email: kshelby@resultant.com
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