As a Partner on the Portfolio Team, Kelly leads our investment strategy and selection process. Kelly identifies the next generation of outstanding, entrepreneur-led organizations who will thrive in the New Profit portfolio and helps determine who will receive a second round of funding. She has led due diligence on many of New Profit's current organizations and has provided deal support to Turnaround for Children, Eye to Eye, and Peer Health Exchange.
Kelly came to New Profit from L.E.K. Consulting, where, as a Consultant, she made tough strategic decisions alongside business leaders in retail, financial services, aviation, and private equity. Prior to business school, Kelly served as the Director of Development at Families First, an organization that nurtures children by supporting and educating parents and Director of Development at Teen Voices, a mentoring program for Boston girls. Her international experience includes studies at the Indian School of Business and working with International Development Enterprises in Vietnam. Kelly holds a BA in English from Boston University and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.
Kelly delights in dreaming up her next travel adventure with her husband and two young daughters. She can often be found at a dance studio trying out contact improvisation, African, Indian, hip-hop, modern, or whatever other dance form peaks her curiosity.