Kelly has been creating and executing branding and marketing programs for business-to-business companies for more than 15 years. Based on a solid PR background, she has managed integrated marketing programs for a wide-ranging portfolio of public and private companies. Prior to co-founding John Kelly Foster, she managed account teams as the Director, Client Services at Townsend Inc., an integrated marketing communications firm in San Diego. At Townsend, she gained brand-centric marketing experience by helping to formalize the agency’s brand strategy services. Kelly graduated magna cum laude from Bradley University with a bachelor’s of arts degree in Public Relations. She is certified by the Institute of Cultural Affairs Group Facilitation Methods.