Known for her dynamic stage presence, Kelly is a professional speaker with 15 years of experience presenting at colleges, churches and corporations.


She is the founder and lead consultant at Kelly D. Parker Consulting, where she and her team teach entrepreneurs, business professionals, speakers and thought leaders the keys to effective communication.

A marketing professional with a career path that includes prestigious global powerhouses such as Sherwin-Williams, Cleveland Clinic and American Greetings, Kelly has leveraged her communication skills to garner support for key business initiatives and influence C-level executives.

Creator of the When the Gals Gather movement, Kelly is the visionary and keynote speaker for The Gathering Women's Empowerment Summit, growing its attendance drastically in a few short years with her engaging on-stage delivery.

A wife and mom of 3, Kelly enjoys some good ol' peace and quiet in her free time, along with a good book.