Kelly is a Certified Trauma Professional. She also has a Veterans Behavioral Health Certification issued by the National Council for Behavioral Health and the U.S. Department of Defense Center for Deployment Psychology. Additionally, she is certified in peer support through the Military Veteran Peer Support Network and Psychological First Aid through NCTSN. She is proud to have been raised by a family of veterans and first responders. She spent her childhood surrounded by her heroes: a family of WWII, Korea, and Vietnam vets. She is now a caregiver for an OEF / OIF Marine Corps combat veteran. Her passion for giving back to the men and women of the US military led her to the LSF Volunteer Force in May of 2015 and she joined the staff in July of 2016.