As a Corporate and Commercial Practice Director in NBBJ’s New York office, Kelly focuses on projects that create healthy environments and better human performance through research-backed design.
A natural leader with a strong business sense, Kelly is known for her ability to lead complex mixed-use projects from concept to reality. Throughout the course of her 20 plus year career Kelly has developed a reputation for design solutions that are forward-thinking, sustainable and pragmatic. She has portfolio of award-winning projects that better inhabitants lives and are woven into their surrounding community. Kelly is also an established thought leader, sought after by industry organizations and publications to provide insights on current and future residential trends.
Kelly most recently served as President and CEO of CallisonRTKL, where she helmed the firmwide leadership team. While at CallisonRTKL, she played an integral role in major projects which contributed to the redevelopment of downtown Los Angeles, including the Four Seasons Residences Los Angeles, 888 at Grand Hope Park and L.A. Live.