Shelly Lesikar deZevallos

Principal, Independent Mortgage Company. Inc.

Shelly Lesikar deZevallos is a principal at Independent Mortgage Company and president of West Houston Airport, a privately owned, public use general aviation airport operated by her family for two generations. She is an active pilot with her glider, SEL and MEL ratings along with her IFR and commercial certificate.

DeZevallos is a member of the FAA’s Safety Oversight and Certification Advisory Committee. She has participated in the NBAA Local and Regional Group Committee and is active with the National Academy of Sciences Transportation Research Board. She also serves Texas on the TxDot Aviation Advisory Commission and her native Houston area as part of the San Jacinto Girl Scouts of America Leadership Council.

She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas, her EMBA from Texas A&M and her Doctorate of Education in Aviation and Space Science from Oklahoma State University.


Joined NBAA Board: 2016
Current Term Expires: 2020
Committee Service: Member, Nominating & Governance Committee


Additional Information About Shelly Lesikar deZevallos

Oct. 11, 2017 NBAA Announces New Board & AMAC Leaders, Re-Elects Directors
Jan. 23, 2017 NBAA Welcomes Three New Board Members

Last updated June 3, 2020