Kelly is an Affiliate Broker with Marx-Bensdorf, Realtors. She has lived in Memphis since 1992 after graduating from the University of Mississippi.
Kelly has had a long career in fundraising where she has worked for the University of Memphis Law School as the Development Director in charge of acquiring and the endowment of scholarships for over 10 years.
She also oversaw the entire development office at the Ronald McDonald House of Memphis and volunteered her fundraising knowledge with organizations such as The Neighborhood School in Memphis.
Kelly is the mother of 2 children and is very involved with their schools, Hutchison and Presbyterian Day School. She is also involved in Women Ministry at Independent Presbyterian Church and has been a past member of the Junior League of Memphis.