Kelly currently leads the Endowment’s Healthy Aging Initiative. For ten years, she led the foundation’s work to advance health equity.

Kelly previously served as the Coordinator for the New Hampshire Child Advocacy Network (NH CAN), based at the Children’s Alliance of New Hampshire. Prior to moving to New Hampshire in 2003, she worked as a Program Assistant for the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Civic Investments Team. While at Casey, Kelly launched a neighborhood grants program for a set of low-income, communities of color in East Baltimore and worked to strengthen the foundation’s collaboration with neighborhood leaders. Early in her career, Kelly served as an AmeriCorps*VISTA in the South Bronx and a volunteer teacher in Greenville, MS.

Kelly holds a Master of Public Administration at the Wagner School of Public Service at New York University. She received her Bachelors of Arts in Communication from La Salle University in Philadelphia.