“Mayor Pro Tem Kelly is well respected by city officials around the state,” said GMA Executive Director Larry Hanson. “She understands the issues cities face and the important role of GMA in supporting cities. We look forward to her continued leadership in this new role.”
Kelly also serves on the boards for WellStar Kennestone Hospital, Cobb Travel & Tourism, Cobb Community Foundation and Marietta High School’s governance team.
She has over 25 years of senior level experience in ensuring workplace safety and energy and environmental sustainability with the Environmental Protection Agency and Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
The Councilwoman also has worked with Coca-Cola, Gatorade and Anheuser-Busch. Kelly has a bachelor and master’s degrees in occupational safety & health and environmental management from North Carolina A&T State University and Columbia Southern University. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Kelly and husband, William, have three children: Trey, Lauren and Brooke.
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