A travel entrepreneur passionate about storytelling and sustainability, Kelley is the founder of Impact Travel Alliance, a nonprofit and community aimed at teaching travelers how to spend their money mindfully so that they have a positive impact on local communities and the environment. She also runs runs Elsewhere Agency, a boutique creative agency for clients in the travel/impact space.
Kelley has built her career through carefully selected opportunities in the United States and abroad, including leadership roles in entrepreneurial endeavors, social impact projects and media strategy. A content creator herself, Kelley is an avid photographer and writer. Kelley is a passionate connector, and has an innate ability to build loyal and diverse communities.
She has held several keynote speaking positions, and presented at the United Nations, MMGY’s Vail Summit and the NTA’s Travel Exchange. Kelley has been interviewed by press including the New York Times, Fast Company, Forbes and Mashable. She is the recipient of the Bessie Award for excellence in Social Impact from the Women in Travel Summit (WITS).
Kelley has a bachelor’s degree in Media & Culture from The New School. She is based in Brooklyn, New York.