Shalva has a Bachelors Degree in Business Management from California State University, Chico. After college she spent 5 years exploring the best hiking trails and frolicking around Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. She finally found her way up to the Pacific Northwest in mid 2020. Shalva's passion for optical stems back from 2011 when she discovered the career and she has been in the optical field ever since. When Shalva is not at work you will most likely find her checking out some local microbrewery's, hiking, or walking her Chihuahua Bailey.