Prior to TUFF, Kelly had multi-faceted work experience dividing her time between higher education and marketing.
She previously worked at Kennesaw State University, Chattahoochee Technical College and Georgia Institute of Technology specializing in student affairs, recruitment and retention. Kelly has also owned her own boutique marketing firm focusing on branding, print and web design.
Kelly earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a double concentration in Visual Communication and Public Relations from Berry College. She also earned her Master of Education degree in Higher Education Administration from Georgia Southern University.