Shore seeker. Working mom. Lover of live music.
With more than 15 years’ experience in communications, Kelli has helped clients in a variety of industries build brand awareness, increase relevance and drive growth. Kelli has a strong background in both consumer and technology public relations and is well-versed in content creation for internal and external communications as well as event planning and execution.
Born and raised in Pinehurst, North Carolina, Kelli began her career at FleishmanHillard where she focused on media relations for consumer brands including Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Thomasville Furniture and Cheerwine. Kelli then spent a decade in Boston where she planned events, handled media relations and ran social media campaigns for some of the country’s biggest brands including Tiffany & Co., Disney On Ice, the Boston Athletic Association and Life is Good. Upon returning to the south, Kelli joined Clairemont Communications where she worked with clients including Ingersoll Rand and Newland. Most recently, Kelli worked at PAN Communications, focusing on strengthening brand and executive positioning in markets for technology clients.
Kelli holds a B.A. in English literature from UNC Wilmington. She serves on the board of the Society for the Preservation of Historic Oakwood (SPHO). When not at work, Kelli likes spending time at the beach with her family, traveling, listening to music and planning fun celebrations for friends and family. She lives in Raleigh with her husband, Eric, and two kids, Samuel and Edith.