the Management Assistant II, Kelley provides critical support to the Director,
Deputy Director and staff in department operations. She joined the
economic development team in December 2012.
Prior to joining the City of
Mesa, Kelley served as the Project Director for The National Center for American
Indian Enterprise Development Small Business Administration (SBA) programs in
Mesa. Before coming to Mesa, she served more than six years as the Director of
the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for Mohave County at Mohave
Community College, as well as Associate Faculty teaching entrepreneurship and
small business management.
Kelley earned a Bachelor of Business
Administration – Management from Walsh College. She is a certified business
counselor and also holds instructor certifications in NxLevel, FastTrac, and
Profit Mastery for entrepreneurs. She plans to pursue a Master in Business
Administration with a leadership emphasis.