For over a decade, Kelley has been working in the non-profit sector, starting her professional journey with local Santa Barbara non-profits while attending the University of California, Santa Barbara. After finishing her undergraduate education, she moved to the Bay Area and subsequently worked for the Silicon Valley Community Foundation and Stanford Medical Center Development. She currently works for an international non-profit called Preemptive Love as a Major Gifts Officer Team Lead. She manages a team of gift officers and works closely with major donors on the West Coast. Kelley speaks fluent conversational Japanese and is learning ASL. In her free time, Kelley loves to listen to podcasts, go to music festivals, take long walks, cook, and try new restaurants in San Francisco with her friends.