Kelly Vincent joined AKPD Message and Media in 2007 as the Chief of Staff. She manages client relationships and oversees internal operations.
Kelly arrived at AKPD after spending the 2006 election cycle as Project Coordinator for the domestic polling team at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research in Washington, DC. Prior to her time with GQRR, Kelly served as Assistant to the Chairman and the Executive Director at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee during the 2004 cycle under the late Congressman Matsui. She stayed on at the DCCC aiding Congressman Emanuel as he and his team transitioned in 2005.
Prior to her professional work in politics, Kelly worked in France teaching English at L’Université de Valenciennes et du Hainaut-Cambrésis in Valenciennes, France.
Kelly received her of Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and French from Mary Washington College in 2002.
Kelly lives in Chicago with her husband Jay and their two kids, Jack and Vivienne.