Kelsey graduated from Virginia Tech's Pamplin College of Business in 2012 with a degree in Hospitality & Tourism Management. Upon graduating, she worked for Marriott Hotels in Washington DC. Wanting to travel the world, she soon was accepted into a German-US young professional exchange program and spent a year learning and working in Germany. She joined the New River Valley Home Builders Association in June of 2019 after serving as the Director of Marketing and Events for The Blacksburg Partnership. Kelsey brings extensive event planning experience to the table, along with excellent marketing, communication and organizational skills.
In her free time, Kelsey loves to travel and see new places, cook, and binge watch documentary series. She lives in Christiansburg with her husband, dog and two cats.