Kelly joined the firm in 2002. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Southern Arkansas University with a BBA in Accounting. She was elected a member of the Business Student Advisory Board and voted as the Outstanding Accounting Student at SAU. She continued with her education to receive a MBA in Accounting from the University of North Texas. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and Sigma Beta Delta. Professional societies include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Arkansas and Texas Societies of Certified Public Accountants and the Executive Secretary of the Texarkana Chapter of CPAs. She is a licensed CPA in Arkansas and Texas. In addition to her professional associations, she is involved in church and sporting events.
She is a supervisor in accounting and auditing engagements of Texas school districts, municipalities and other governmental and non-profit entities.