Strategic Partnerships Inc. (SPI) Consultant Chris Kelley is a native Texan. He was born in Houston, raised in Tyler, and is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin.
Chris brings a wealth of experience in public service to the SPI Team. He served as legislative director and deputy chief of staff on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. And, he worked in federal relations for U.S. trade associations focusing on trade and international issues for the U.S. natural gas and oil industry and was a legislative manager for a trade association representing industry sectors.
With over 17 years of experience in the public and private sectors, Chris also gained great insight as he served as a regional director for a Congressional District, a political campaign adviser, and a travel aide for several Congressional campaigns. Chris is passionate about helping SPI clients achieve their goals and ensure success.
He holds a degree in government with a minor in economics along with a business certification from The University of Texas’ McCombs School of Business.