Shelby Ford


2095 Lakeside Centre Way

Suite 125

Knoxville, Tennessee 37922-6647

United States

Shelby Ford is a partner in the Crowe LLP tax services group and she leads the firm’s national team of research credit specialists.

Shelby has more than 10 years of experience providing tax consulting and compliance services focused on research and development (R&D) tax credits. She has helped companies develop and defend work plans to maximize R&D tax claims.

Prior to joining Crowe, Shelby worked for Deloitte Tax LLP.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants member
  • Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants member


  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting
    University of Notre Dame
  • Master of Accountancy, Tax Concentration
    University of Notre Dame