Kelley joined the Office of Career Strategy in 2022. She is an attorney and a certified professional coach, who most recently was the principal of a career and leadership coaching company. She spent 4 years as an associate at a telecommunications-focused boutique law firm in Washington, DC, then 8 years as Director of Government Affairs and Public Policy in the DC office of a Global Fortune 500 information and communications technology company. She received her JD, cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center, was an editor of the Georgetown Law Journal, and clerked on the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Kelley focuses on advising second and third year students, including those who wish to work at small-medium law firms, in-house or who are interested in alternative careers such as politics, government relations and consulting.