Kelly has spent the majority of her career designing sustainable and high-performance building projects. She has experience in many sectors including higher education, civic, sports and rec, historic preservation, arts and entertainment, retail, and urban planning. She received her B. Arch at the University of Oregon in 2016 where there was a strong emphasis on environmentally sustainable design. Since then, she has earned her LEED AP BD+C accreditation and championed the energy modeling group in the design tech and sustainability committees at her previous firm. Kelly continues to pursue a deeper understanding of energy use mitigation strategies through materials, technology, and passive design. Born and raised in San Francisco, Kelly brings her deep understanding of the place as well as her experience studying architecture in the Pacific Northwest.