After graduating from the Pennsylvania State University, Kelly worked in sales in the publishing and custom clothing industries. In 1997, she joined Washington Gas; during her 17-year tenure there, she has contributed her talents to the company while holding positions in sales, marketing, e-business and technology services. Today, Kelly oversees the management, promotion and fundraising activities for Washington Gas’ signature philanthropic program, The Washington Area Fuel Fund, which provides energy assistance to low-income residents. She also has oversight and responsibility for community outreach, public relations and advocacy efforts in Montgomery County, Md.
Kelly currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Pennsylvania State University Liberal Arts Alumni Society Board, Corporate Volunteer Council of Montgomery County, and the Business Advisory Committee for the George B. Learning Academy. Kelly, her husband and step-daughter reside in suburban Maryland.