Shelly Field is the owner of The Shelly Field Organization, a public relations and management firm specializing in celebrity clients in the music, sports, and entertainment industries. She is a career consultant to educational institutions, employment agencies, corporations, libraries, women's groups, and individuals. She frequently lectures on empowerment and various career-oriented subjects. Field is also the author of Career Opportunities in the Sports Industry, Third Edition; Career Opportunities in the Music Industry, Fifth Edition; Career Opportunities in Health Care, Third Edition; and numerous other career-counseling guides for Facts On File and Checkmark Books. She resides in New York.