Kelly has worked at Ripley Paws Veterinary Clinic for nearly 18 years. She started in 2001 as a part-time surgery assistant, and fell in love with veterinary medicine. . She is a Jackson county native, and a graduate of Ripley High School and Marshall University. Kelly and her family currently reside in Ravenswood, WV, along with their two dogs, Wookie and Summitt, and two cats, Mittens and Squishy. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys painting, music, and spending time with her family and pets.