As the president and chief executive officer of the South Tampa Chamber, Kelly works with business owners and community leaders each day to make South Tampa the best place to live, work and play. Kelly is a graduate of The Florida State University with a B.S. in Political Science. Kelly has received her Florida Certified Chamber Professional designation (FCCP) from the Florida Association of Chamber Professionals (FACP), and under her leadership, the South Tampa Chamber has been designated a Certified+ Chamber, named the 2020 Chamber of the Year, and recognized as a Three-Star Chamber of Valor by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
A Tampa native, Kelly is actively involved in the community as a member of the Community Support Council for MacDill Air Force Base, as a Civic Leader for the Air Mobility Command, and serves as the Chair of Tampa Bay Air Fest. Kelly previously served on the board of directors for the Girl Scouts of West Central Florida and the Florida Association of Chamber Professionals.