Kelli is a south side native. She graduated from Greenwood Community High School and went on to receive her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Purdue University. Kelli 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. Kelli developed a passion for serving individuals with disabilities after her son Dawson was diagnosed with a genetic condition and autism. In her spare time, Kelli enjoys running, participating in book club, playing basketball with her kids, walking her dogs, and spending time with her family and friends. She also volunteers as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) in Johnson County.