Kelly is Leader of Encouragement Team for Senior Home Companions. She served in the United States Navy for a combined 13 years in active and reserve, earned a B.A. in Elementary Education from Purdue University and A.S. in Medical Laboratory Technology from George Washington University. She is also registered with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists as a Medical Laboratory Technician.

At Senior Home Companions, Kelly leads the Encouragement Team in reaching out to caregivers, assists with Long Term Care invoice processing, and supports in various human resources-related duties.