Kelly has been the owner and director of the Miami Valley Dance Center for the past 28 years. She enjoys teaching dancers of all ages in various styles of dance. She is a certified member of Dance Masters of America as well as Ohio Dance Masters. Kelly is a graduate of Fairborn High School and received her Bachelor of Science from Wright State University in 1994. She is a graduate of Dance Masters of America's Teachers Training School as well as receiving her Masters in Dance Direction from DMA. She is the artistic director of MVDC's competitive dance team as well as Executive Director to the Onyx Contemporary Dance Company.