Leadership

WealthCounsel Leadership

Henna Shah, JD, LLM

CEO

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Henna Shah, JD, LLM

CEO

Henna is the CEO of WealthCounsel, LLC, a leading provider of estate planning and business law automated document drafting software, continuing legal education, and collaborative community for legal professionals and advisors. Henna provides the vision and strategy behind WealthCounsel’s steadfast focus on the success of its attorney members. She draws from her deep experience in estate planning and her many years in private practice.

Prior to joining the WealthCounsel team, Henna worked for several prominent law firms on both the east and west coasts, and she had her own successful boutique estate planning practice. She focused primarily on complex planning for high net-worth families and individuals. When leading WealthCounsel’s Editorial Team, Henna developed WealthCounsel’s latest product, Wealth Tracx™, a comprehensive solution for trust administration.

Henna received her AB in Political Science from the University of Michigan. She received her JD from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law and her LLM in Taxation from New York University School of Law.

Stewart Shelline

VP, Engineering

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Stewart Shelline

VP, Engineering

Stewart Shelline is the Vice President of Engineering at WealthCounsel LLC. With more than 30 years of experience in complex software development, enterprise architecture, and technical leadership, Stewart has guided WealthCounsel's transition from the desktop to the cloud. During his time at WealthCounsel, he has served as Senior Manager for Platform Architecture; Director of Enterprise Architecture; and Director of Platform Services.

Before joining WealthCounsel in 2013, Stewart spent eleven years as an enterprise architect and solutions manager focused on content and knowledge management for a large publishing and media organization in the western United States. Stewart has also worked as a consultant and advisory board member for companies in the healthcare and real estate industries.

Stewart received his Bachelor's degree in Communications from Brigham Young University. He and his wife reside in South Jordan, Utah.

Mark Gold

VP, Finance

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Mark Gold

VP, Finance

Mark is Vice President of Finance at WealthCounsel, and his responsibilities include overseeing the management of company assets, financial reporting, and budgeting.

Mark began his career working for Ernst & Young in San Jose, CA, and has since been working for both small and large companies in various industries in the Salt Lake City area. Mark joined WealthCounsel in November 2016.

Mark received both his BS and MS in Accounting from Brigham Young University. He earned his CPA license in 2003 and is currently a member of the UACPA.

Kristine Hynes

VP, IT Operations

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Kristine Hynes

VP, IT Operations

Kristine Hynes is the Vice President of Technology at WealthCounsel LLC. With over 15 years of experience in technical team leadership, strategy and process management, Kristine is responsible for leading WealthCounsel's internal technical operations. She joined WealthCounsel in 2005 and during her tenure she has taken on key roles in software support, member services and management.

Prior to joining WealthCounsel, Kristine was on the Technology Support management team for a Fortune 500 company.

Kristine received her B.S. in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.

Yvonne Eckert

VP, Learning and Practice Success

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Yvonne Eckert

VP, Learning and Practice Success

Yvonne is an experienced trusts and estates attorney and the Vice President of Practice Success at WealthCounsel. She oversees initiatives aimed at helping attorneys at any stage of their estate planning career build, grow, and transition their law practice. Yvonne regularly teaches workshops and webinars for new and transitioning attorneys on foundational legal concepts and practice building topics. She also provides individual and group coaching. Prior to joining WealthCounsel, Yvonne had a private practice in Denver, Colorado for almost 15 years, focusing exclusively on estate planning, probate, and trust administration and taught trusts and estates to paralegals in her spare time. Before entering the legal field, Yvonne served in the United States Air Force and is proud to be the fourth generation in her family to serve in the military. Yvonne got her JD from the University of Texas School of Law and is licensed to practice in Colorado. She now lives in Florida with her three children.

Mike Zellmer

VP, Marketing

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Mike Zellmer

VP, Marketing

Mike has more than 20 years of experience working with legal professionals as his clients and customers. In his role, he leads a talented team of marketing professionals who work to help inform attorneys and their colleagues about the benefits of being WealthCounsel members.

He has a passion for marketing, strategic planning, content creation, website optimization, SEO, SEM, client service, and creating effective communications.

Based on his experience, Mike believes marketing is more than getting a message in front of people. It is also about improving the customer journey, fulfilling the needs of individuals and organizations, and providing them with tangible value to become more profitable.
Mike lives in Holly Springs, North Carolina with his wife, daughter, and son.

Emma Cummings

VP, Member Experience

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Emma Cummings

VP, Member Experience

As the VP, Member Experience, Emma works to enhance the member experience through personalized onboarding, expert training and support, local and topical forum and community opportunities, and member-centric events. Starting with WealthCounsel in 2009, Emma has gained understanding and an appreciation for the member journey through her many roles from Forum Liaison to Director of Community & Events. She has spent time working with a wide variety of members, such as members who are just starting out, as well as more seasoned members sharing their knowledge and expertise at one of our annual Symposiums.

Emma earned her undergraduate degree at Furman University and then spent a few years traveling internationally as an American Airlines International Flight Attendant & Purser, based in New York City. She then returned to school to study Business & Change Management, earned her Master of Science in Management, and worked as a Leadership & Development Specialist.

Some of Emma’s accomplishments at WealthCounsel include recognition from her peers and leadership receiving the 2017 Summit Award, 2019 Online Community Recognition, and 2020 Excellence in Collaboration Award.

Emma lives in Arlington, Virginia with her husband, 2 daughters, and 2 very furry cats.

Mindie Meyers

VP, PMO

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Mindie Meyers

VP, PMO

Mindie is the Vice President, PMO (Project Management Office) at WealthCounsel LLC. She ensures strategic projects and programs are running smoothly and that all projects adhere to established schedules, specifications, and budgets. She also identifies, tracks, and analyzes metrics to measure organizational effectiveness.

Mindie has 20 years of experience in developing and delivering software applications. She brings clarity to projects, infuses energy, and finds a way to get things done efficiently. Before joining WealthCounsel in 2013, Mindie spent eleven years as a lead developer and program manager for a large publishing and media organization.

Mindie received her BS degree in Business Information Systems with an E-Commerce emphasis from Utah State. She and her husband reside in Payson, Utah.

Karl Clegg

VP, Sales

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Karl Clegg

VP, Sales

As a true sales leader, Karl brings to the table over 30 years of sales experience. Karl has served as Vice President of Sales at AtTask\Workfront, Ingenix, (United Health Group) and is currently the VP, Sales at WealthCounsel, LLC.

As a leader in the sales profession, Karl understands the importance of excellence. Throughout his career, Karl and the teams he's led have consistently exceeded sales targets while producing impressive growth of the business.

Karl received his Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Business Management from Brigham Young University.

Jenni Davenport

VP, Software Solutions and Editor in Chief

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Jenni Davenport

VP, Software Solutions and Editor in Chief

Jenni is the Vice President of Software Solutions and Editor in Chief at WealthCounsel and an estate planning attorney. In her roles, Jenni works with a team of attorneys and paralegals and a team of software support representatives dedicated to maintaining, enhancing, and supporting WealthCounsel’s software solutions.

Prior to joining WealthCounsel, Jenni worked in small firms in Salt Lake City for almost a decade, focusing on estate planning, trust administration, and probate, with an emphasis on gift and estate tax issues for high net worth clients. While searching for a drafting solution, Jenni discovered WealthCounsel and joined the team as an associate editor in 2019. She began her legal career as a law clerk/bailiff for a state trial court judge and then spent a year as a prosecutor in a small Idaho county before switching to private practice.

Jenni obtained her JD from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University and is licensed in Utah. She lives in southern Utah with her husband and three children.

Jenny Ellingson

VP, Talent & Engagement

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Jenny Ellingson

VP, Talent & Engagement

Jenny is the VP of Talent & Engagement at WealthCounsel LLC. She leads all strategic and operational matters for the Program Management and Human Resource Offices. Jenny plays an integral role as an employee advocate in organizational and operational success by creating an employee centered, high performance work environment.

Prior to joining WealthCounsel in October 2007, Jenny served as a Captain in the United States Air Force. She worked as a Lead, On-Sight Program Manager for the Global Positioning System (GPS) launch program at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and served as an Associate Professor of Aerospace Studies at the University of Central Florida from.

Jenny received her M.S. in Management from the University of Central Florida, and her B.S. in Human Resources Management at the University of Idaho.

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