A Pennsylvania native, Kelly graduated magna cum laude from the University of Alabama before moving to New York City where she began her career in public relations and marketing at Diane von Furstenberg. Kelly transitioned to representing hospitality clients in 2011 when she moved to Atlanta and quickly gained an interest in the restaurant industry after working with several successful local chefs and restaurateurs. She went on to partner to open Upbeet, a popular fast-casual restaurant brand that grossed over $4 Million in sales in its first year.
Always having a passion for real estate, Kelly joined Katie as a licensed agent in 2022 and brought with her a successful background in entrepreneurial business and an extensive knowledge of operations, branding, and design. She values building genuine relationships and making sure clients feel seen and supported through every step of a transaction.
Kelly and her husband Michael are members of Passion City Church and enjoy cooking, traveling, and cuddling with their new baby girl at their home in Vinings.