Kelly is a member of the Donor Services Team and manages the scholarship program. Kelly is originally from Shelbyville, TN and went to college in Memphis where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Education and her Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Memphis, GO TIGERS!
Kelly has worked for a decade on both sides of the desk in college admissions. She worked at the University of Memphis and the University of Alabama at Birmingham in undergraduate admissions guiding students and their families through the college admissions process. She most recently worked as a College Counselor at LEAD Academy in Nashville, TN.
Kelly is truly passionate about higher education which is apparent in her volunteer work with two national organizations. Kelly is the current NACAC (National Association of College Admission Counseling) College Fair Chair for Nashville where she coordinates the annual college fair for Middle Tennessee students. She is also committed to her work for SACAC (Southern Association of College Admission Counseling) currently serving as the Summer Seminar Co-Chair, TN Government Relations Co-Chair, and as a member of the Strategic Planning Committee.
Kelly loves to spend time with her family at Memphis Tiger sporting events and traveling. Most weekends she enjoys exploring local parks with her dog, Dorsey.