Hometown: Durham, NC
Years of Experience: 11 years
Home River: Nantahala
Achievements: Part of the 2012 Nantahala Raft Race Winning Team
Kelly is a North Carolina native who graduated Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Colorado College, with a BA in Anthropology and a minor in Ethnogeology. She is currently the Manager of Talent and Leadership Development at NOC where she is responsible for all guide hiring, performance reviews and talent identification, and leadership development. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys guiding on the Class IV-V Cheoah River, the Upper Ocoee, and Nantahala. Her hobbies include playing with her dog, reading, running, and fine arts.