Kelly was born and raised in St. Louis. She grew up watching (and helping) her mother with the children’s program at church. Kelly attended Truman State University and worked at Washington University in St. Louis before staying home with her three precious girls: Casey, Lauren, and Mia. Kelly has been actively involved with Covenant’s Children’s Ministry and Women’s Ministry since the family joined in February 2011 and came on staff in 2015. In her spare time, Kelly loves to read, travel, and play card and board games.