Shelbi Ruffino, CFP®

Shelbi Ruffino, CFP®

Associate Advisor

Ph: 865-218-8433

Shelbi Ruffino joined Rather & Kittrell in July of 2020, where she works with individuals and families to achieve their long term financial goals. She deeply values the personal relationships she builds with clients and the opportunity to discuss their dreams, goals, and concerns.

Shelbi is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Tennessee where she earned a bachelor’s degree in finance with a concentration in economics. While at UT she was a proud member of the Pride of the Southland Marching Band as a majorette.

After graduating from UT, Shelbi left behind her East Tennessee roots to follow her husband’s job to St. Louis, MO. While in the Midwest, she worked for the Boeing Company as an inter-company accountant. Within two years, they returned to Knoxville for Shelbi to pursue her goal of working in financial planning.  Shelbi is a proud member of the Junior League of Knoxville, where she currently serves as the Community Council Director. She is also a member  of the Financial Planning Association.

Shelbi met her husband, Dominic, while in the marching band at the University of Tennessee. They live in a Fountain City craftsman built in 1920. Shelbi and Dominic enjoy hosting friends, trying new restaurants, college football, hiking, and kayaking.