sanderson_2_5x3_ColorShelley Anderson has more than 30 years experience as a professional vocal coach, singer and actress, appearing in many productions, most notably as Josephine in the operetta HMS Pinafore at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC.

She also appeared on the daytime drama, Days of Our Lives, in the 1980s, and was the National Anthem singer for the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Kings, among other sports teams in Southern California.

Her work behind the scenes include being an executive assistant to:

  • a booking agent,
  • a film producer,
  • a repertory theatre manager,
  • a president of a major record label,
  • and, currently since 1998 as personal assistant to author and self-help guru, Louise L. Hay.

A member of the Association of Celebrity Personal Assistants (ACPA) since 2001, she served as their President from 2005-2007.

Dealing With Divas was published by iUniverse, Inc. in December, 2007. The book includes letters from Shelley’s popular Hollywood column, “Miss Know it All” – excerpts which can now be read on this site.

Since 2009, Shelley has been the host of ACTS OF KINDNESS: The Hay Foundation Hour on Go to the website to listen to her current and archived shows.

Shelley currently resides in San Diego County with her two cats, Patches and Laddie.