Kelli is a south side native and graduated from Greenwood Community High School. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Purdue University. She lives in Franklin Township with her husband, her children, and her two dogs. Kelli is an active member of Greenwood Christian Church and works full-time at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health on the Pediatric Rehab Unit. Kelli developed a passion for serving individuals with disabilities after her son Dawson who was diagnosed with a genetic condition and autism. She and Dawson are actively involved in the Special Olympics Marion County South program. In her spare time, Kelli enjoys running, playing basketball with her kids, walking her dogs, and spending time with her family and friends.