With more than 20 years of experience in public relations and marketing, Kelly is a highly-capable communicator and leader, with an eye on building relationships with her clients, her team, the media, and partners. She is strategic and results-focused, always looking to take action and do something positive. Her background is in technology, with the past eight years focused on information security, privacy, and cybersecurity—a fast-moving industry with widespread interest. Trusted and respected, Kelly always works with integrity, helping to generate positive public opinion among all constituents.
Kelly leads McKenzie Worldwide’s cybersecurity practice and works with the teams at Cyber Oregon, Redhawk Network Security, and Hueya. She enjoys telling clients’ stories and missions to help customers and consumers improve their security and to better protect themselves, their assets, and their data.
Prior to joining McKenzie Worldwide, Kelly worked with several companies in identity theft and data breach resolution as well as compliance and regulatory issues. During her six years working at high-tech agency Waggener Edstrom, Kelly led partner relationships for Microsoft. Her public relations career spans working with start-ups to larger corporations and everything in between.
Kelly holds a Bachelor of Science in social science from U.C. Berkeley. Kelly enjoys photography and adventuring. She loves camping with her family, jogging with her dog, Otis, and finding new places to explore—everything from hiking trails to interesting shops.
Microsoft, ID Experts, Cyber Oregon, RADAR, Redhawk Network Security, Hueya, and more.
Cybersecurity, regulatory, compliance, data breach, incident response, privacy, emerging technologies, healthcare, enterprise software, operating systems, hardware, digital media, gaming.
Media relations, bylined articles, news releases, messaging, client relationships.