Kelley comes to us with extensive public relations, fundraising and a non-profit management background, having worked with various organizations throughout the United States over the last 22 years. Kelley spent nearly a decade in the Washington, D.C. using her skills for Young America’s Foundation, the organization who save President Reagan’s ranch, as their director of foundation relations and was primarily responsible for cultivating relationships with charitable organizations through grant writing. She also served as the associate director of the National Journalism Center, a program that assigns aspiring journalists to internships at major media outlets including ABC, CNN & C-SPAN.
After meeting her husband Michael, who was at the time a Federal Air Marshal, Kelley moved to the Southwest to start a life with him. She became introduced to the 100 Club of Arizona several years later when her husband was seriously injured while patrolling the southern border of the U.S. during the Summer of 2018.
Currently, she is the liaison to the First Responder community in Southern Arizona for the 100 Club of Arizona. Additionally, she is honored to serve at BP101 Fund’s president, an organization that works to remember Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents killed in the line of duty. She long served on the board of directors for America’s Future Foundation, whose mission is to identify and develop future leaders who strive for free-market values and currently sits on the Aiofe Foundation board serving first responder families and children who have endured trauma. She is a NRA certified firearms instructor and a recommended black belt in the martial art of Taekowndo. She and Michael with their daughter live in Northwest Tucson.