Since joining CEO in 2011, Kelly has led the launch of CEO’s Tulsa site and subsequently its Oklahoma City site and six offices across Colorado, Ohio, and Michigan. For over 10 years Kelly has been dedicated to helping people connect with employment after incarceration. In 2019, Governor Kevin Stitt appointed her to the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board. Kelly began her career in finance and administration for an international aid agency completing tours in Darfur, South Sudan, and the hurricane-affected areas of Louisiana. She holds an M.A. from the University of Chicago and a B.S. from the University of Montana.