|Shel Perkins is a designer and design manager who is active on the business side of professional practice. He has served as director of operations for MetaDesign San Francisco and as vice president of operations for Clement Mok. He provides management consulting services to a range of creative firms in both traditional and new media. Shel has served on the national board of the Association of Professional Design Firms and as the president of AIGA San Francisco. ||He has written and lectured on many topics related to design management and teaches Professional Practice at the California College of Arts and Crafts and the University of California. In 2002, Shel was honored as an AIGA Fellow "in recognition of significant personal and professional contributions to raising the standards of excellence within the design community."