Kirk Shelley started working in grassroots politics in North Carolina as a college activist working on the late Senator Jessie Helms campaign. Following college he was employed by the Right to Work Committee as state organizer.
In seven years with the Oklahoma Freedom to Work Committee, he created an 110,000-member organization. The legislature has changed from less than 1/3 of support of voluntary union membership in 1993 to the successful passage of Right to Work in Oklahoma on September 25, 2001.
As a general consultant, Mr. Shelley has worked on 237 State House and Senate campaigns in 10 states and has a winning percentage of 89%, as well as working on a number of congressional and statewide races, and he was the Oklahoma coordinator for the Ron Paul campaign.