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Kelly Turner serves as program director at Leadership North Carolina. She brings to this role more than 25 years of experience in project management, communications, and consulting for a variety of nonprofits. Kelly studied English and political science at the University of Richmond and earned her MA in English from Simmons College in Boston. She and her husband, Mark, have a freshman at UNC Asheville and a junior at UNC Chapel Hill.
Kelly is active in the Raleigh community. In her free time she enjoys reading, cycling, paddle-boarding, and long walks with rescue hounds Abbott and Tobin. She is a devoted supporter of the serial comma, and the 2020 shift to working from home has been very good for her ping pong game.