A horn player by training, Kelli brings more than 20 years of non-profit fundraising to this position. Most recently, Kelli served as a Major Gift Officer at the Archdiocese of Denver. Previous development experience includes positions held at the Bird Conservancy of the Rockies, Dumb Friends League, and the American Composers Forum.
As a scholarship recipient and former Theodore Presser Scholar, Kelli is excited to create philanthropic relationships to give the same opportunities and passion for music to students at the College of Music. Outside of work, she serves on the Colorado Planned Giving Roundtable board and is a parent volunteer at Foundations Charter Academy. A wife and mother of two, she currently lives in Brighton and proudly supports her children’s musical, education and sports endeavors. Since 2008, she has been a member of the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra and continues to freelance throughout the Denver area as time allows.