Board Member - Senior Vice President and Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations, Northern Trust
Kelly is the Senior Vice President and Director of Public Affairs at Northern Trust. Previously, Kelly served as the Executive Director of the Illinois Housing Development Authority. As a deputy commissioner for the Chicago Department of Planning and Development, Kelly created initiatives to stimulate the residential and commercial development on the city’s near west and south sides. She was also director of Chicago’s Hyatt Development Corp from 1995 to 2000. She serves as a board member at the Ounce of Prevention Fund and Washington Performing Arts. Kelly earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Wellesley College and a Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School, where she was president of the Harvard Real Estate and Urban Development Forum.