Spending a decade at Accenture and Acquity Group, Kelly has spent the majority of here career focused on connecting people, cultivating women leaders, and building business development strategies in management consulting. Starting in recruiting, Kelly work her way through vendor relations, business development and alliance partnerships focused on marketing and commerce business problems in both B2B and B2C verticals.
Kelly is passionate about cultivating leaders and is now focused on helping women at the top get to the very top. She was recently awarded Women of Influence 2016 from Chicago Business Journals and launched Women to Watch in Retail Disruption program in January of 2016 and has expanded that program to Australia. Kelly is on the IoT Council for Illinois Technology Association. She also writes a monthly column on retail disruption and the women to watch for Bizwomen. She speaks on topics around community, Internet of things and retail, as well as, the importance of women in executive roles.
She graduated from University of Missouri with a degree in Political Science. Kelly is an accomplished mosaic artist and teaches art classes in her local Chicago community.