Kelly believes that our students are our most valuable resource. Helping Southern students make good decisions about their choice of major, encouraging their involvement in college activities and in taking ownership of their education is what she is about. She is always reminding students to "BREATHE!" Kelly is an Alum of Missouri Southern Class of 83. She is in her 27th year at Southern. Kelly has an MS in Higher Education Administration and has completed her course work for her Doctorate in Higher Education Administration and Leadership. Kelly and her husband Mike have three children, and two grandchildren. In her spare time Kelly loves reading a book while sipping a good-hot cup of coffee.