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Shelly Tumis just recently joined Ker & Downey’s Accounting department. The daughter of a cattle farmer, she was born and raised in Katy and currently lives there with her husband of ten years and her son. In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors, offshore fishing, and spending time at the beach in Matagorda. In the winter, she enjoys spending time with her family in Kendalia, Texas where they lease the 5 Bar 5 Ranch for hunting season. She also enjoys watching the Food Network and cooking new dishes for her family and friends.
Favorite place you’ve traveled: Kaui
Favorite city and why: Boerne, Texas, The atmosphere is very relaxing and the people are very down to earth
What is the best thing about traveling: Being able to explore new places and meet new people
Travel accessory you can’t live without? IPad. I love to listen to my music while I play my games
Favorite plane ride activity: Interacting with others on the plane ride
Top of my travel bucket list: Australia
Two weeks + and unlimited budget, where are you going? Costa Rica
Beach or mountains: I like both. The beach in the summer time where I can go fishing and relax on the beach, and the mountains in the winter time where I can go and relax in my deer stand and hunt.
How do you take your coffee? I like Starbucks iced coffee
If they could bottle your personality what would the label read? Bubbly
My theme song is: She’s Country by Jason Aldean
Any pets? I have one dog, which came up to my house as a stray. He was in bad shape. He has now called our house home and is doing a lot better. His name is Red.
If I were a super hero, I would be: Wonder Woman
Something I said I’d never do but did anyway was: I said that I would never fly and I took my first flight to Kaui for my honeymoon.
Two things I can’t live without are: My husband and son
It’s Sunday morning at 10 a.m. If I’m not sleeping, I’m: Out with my husband eating breakfast, then off doing errands
My favorite physical activity is: Offshore Fishing
One thing I love that everyone else dislikes is: Brussels sprouts
The first thing I do when I wake up is: Hit the snooze button for 5 more minutes of sleep
One thing people are surprised to find out about me is: I like to hunt and fish
The last concert I went to was: Zach Brown Band
My favorite TV show to watch as a kid was: The Andy Griffin Show
If I could instantly learn a new language, I would learn: Spanish
Guilty TV pleasure: Watching Big Brother 3 days a week
On my nightstand: A Food Network Magazine
What’s inspiring you lately? My dad
Life mantra in four words: I am me
Favorite quote: Live, Laugh, & Love
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