Cultivating Future Leaders
Since joining Gresham Smith in 2000, Kelly has served in a variety of technical, operational and client-development roles, demonstrating a compassionate leadership style and an ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships. As CDO, Kelly oversees the development and growth of our employees while supporting our markets to increase their capacity and broaden their reach to new clients and services. She also spearheads Gresham Smith’s firmwide civic engagement, charitable engagement and government advocacy across our 24 office locations. Outside the firm, Kelly is a highly recognized and respected executive in the Nashville area business community. She was named a Woman of Influence by Nashville Business Journal and is a member of the Board of the Directors for the NAIOP Nashville chapter, where she serves on the Developing Leaders committee. Kelly sits on the board of directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee and previously chaired the Nashville Chamber of Commerce Partnership 2020 Economic Development Committee. She is also a former member of the Programming Committee for Advancing Women in Nashville (AWIN).