Mary Kelly, Ph.D.

Mary Kelly, PhD is a nationally recognized and renowned economist and leadership expert specializing in improving business efficiency and maximizing available resources. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Mary has trained over 40,000 military and civilian personnel in multi-cultural environments around the world.

Mary served 21 years as a commissioned officer in the Navy and retired as a Commander. A university business and economics professor, Mary combines theory and practicality. With extensive experience in human resources, finance, insurance, organizational leadership, strategic planning and project development, she focuses on building successful strategies for business leaders at all levels of an organization. Mary is the author of several books including: In Case of Emergency, Break Glass!, 15 Ways to Grow your Business in Every Economy, 360 Degrees of Leadership: Steering Around the Icebergs and Money Smart: How not to buy cat food when you don’t have a cat. Mary is cited in hundreds of publications worldwide every month. Mary coaches the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Equestrian Team and she and her therapy dogs make routine visits to local hospitals and retirement homes.