At the LIVESTRONG Foundation, Kelly is responsible for the overall integrity and functionality of the financial reporting, planning and analysis, and regulatory compliance activities. Kelly has a focused career in the nonprofit industry with over a decade’s experience in senior-level financial management in environments often characterized by transition or high-growth.
Prior to joining LIVESTRONG, Kelly served as the Controller for KIPP Austin Public Schools, where she directed accounting and financial compliance for the nonprofit charter district encompassing 10 schools, 3 campuses and a $50M annual budget. Formerly, Kelly was Controller for the AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas where she managed all of the accounting and financial planning activities in addition to leading the implementation of an accounting ERP system. While at the Center, she was instrumental in building much of the financial infrastructure, particularly with respect to distributed purchasing and budgeting capabilities, ticketing sales settlements and the development of meaningful performance reporting to enable strategic goal development and achievement. She previously held roles as the Director of Finance for TITAS, a nonprofit music and dance presenter in Dallas and as Accounting Manager at The June Shelton School and Evaluation Center. She started her career as a Store Accountant at Whole Foods Market.
She is licensed as a CPA in the state of Texas and earned her Bachelor‘s Degree in Accounting at Texas A&M University.