Kelly was born and raised in Northeast Ohio. She graduated from Medina High School then attended the University of Akron. She moved to the Columbus area in 1994 and then out to the Johnstown area in 2004. She became a client of Johnstown Animal Hospital when she moved to the area. She then started working at Johnstown Animal Hospital in the beginning of 2013. She has always loved animals. She has had Great Danes down to Pomeranian/Pugs and everything in between. She and her husband, Sam, have 2 children, Alex and Hannah , who both attended Northridge. They currently share their home with their Pom/Pug, Cleo, and cat, Niko.