Administrator for Advancement Officers
Kelly has been on the Advancement staff since 2012. She is a native Hoosier, born and raised in St. Paul, Indiana and hails as an alumna from both Purdue University (B.S. in Restaurant, Hotel, Institutional, and Tourism Mgmt.) and Indiana University (M.A. in Philanthropic Studies). She moved to Rockwall, Texas when she married her husband, Dan, in October 2010. In spring 2013 she began working on her Th.M. degree. Kelly’s work experience prior to coming on staff at DTS includes five years in meeting and event planning for a large pharmaceutical company and 10 years of experience working in donor development, fundraising, and event planning with TCM International Institute, one of the largest seminaries serving Europe and Central Asia. In the DTS Advancement office, Kelly works in donor relations and on several projects, including the Christmas Service Project, supporter tours, supporter lunches and dinners, and the golf tournament.