Mr. Kelley has in excess of 36 years of Federal Service with 4 years of active duty capped with 2 years of reserve duty in the U.S. Army. Mr Kelley’s federal service witnessed assignments ranging from General Engineer, Master Planning Branch (1975 – 1982); Installation Master Planner (1982 – 1986); Planning Branch Chief (1986 – 1988) Manager, Engineering and Planning Division (1988 – 1996), Directorate of Public Works, Fort Polk, Louisiana, and, Chief of the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Reinvention Center for Installation Support (1996 – 1998).
From 1998 until Mr. Kelley’s retirement from Federal Service in November of 2002 he served as the Deputy Director of Public Works, Business Manager and Quality Support Team Leader for the Installation Garrison Commander at Fort Polk, Louisiana. In addition to his federal government services, Mr. Kelley has over 24 years of professional experience designing, developing and operating small business enterprises, specializing in waste to power generation.
Mr. Kelley provided contract management services to the Army Corps of Engineers, Huntsville supporting Deputy Chief of Staff Army Operations in developing their 5-year Range and Training Land investment strategy. This effort yielded a $35 billion dollar investment program for global Army ranges and futuristic battle labs design and construction.
Mr. Kelley has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from the University of Texas and pursued graduate studies in Urban Design at the University of Texas, Noise Planning at Georgia Tech, and Solar Energy Engineering and Design Principles at Georgia Tech.
Mr. Kelley has received many awards including Recipient from the National Performance Review, Vice-President Al Gore’s Hammer Award, and an award in Energy Savings Performance Contracting from the Department of Energy (DoE).