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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. She recently earned her Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
Kelly studied English and political science at the University of Richmond and earned her MA in English from Simmons College in Boston. In her free time she enjoys reading, cycling, paddle-boarding, and walks with rescue hounds Abbott and Tobin. Kelly and her husband, Mark, have a sophomore at UNC Asheville and a senior at UNC Chapel Hill. She is a regular volunteer at the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, a devoted supporter of the serial comma, and the 2020 shift to working from home was very good for her ping pong game.