Kelly has worked with the special needs population for the last 15 years. During that time she has had the opportunity to work with a variety of special needs. She has specialized in working with individuals on the autism spectrum since 2001. During that time she has developed and directed a long-term residential program, developed a vocational program for a community provider, directed a small business program focusing on micro enterprises that employ individuals with disabilities, provided consultation and education to programs and families with in the state of North Carolina, and developed individualized programming for participants in the home, community, and school setting. Kelly is passionate about helping others achieve personal greatness and develop skills for continued progress. Kelly completed her master’s degree in applied behavior analysis at Ball State University and is a certified Behavior Analyst. Kelly can most often be found at the program during the week but enjoys making the most of her time with her husband, two-year-old daughter and son n the beautiful Asheville area.