Kelly is the Associate Vice President for Health & Wellness and the Director of the Center for Mindfulness and Authentic Excellence (CMAX) at William & Mary. He is a licensed psychologist and the co-author of Authentic Excellence: Flourishing & Resilience in a Relentless World and the Life Values Inventory. He has published and presented in the areas of values, flourishing, resilience, life role development & transition, and organizational development. He is president of Applied Psychology Resources and has conducted over three thousand seminars for organizations. He has served as director of two college mental health centers at Duke University and William & Mary. He received his academic and clinical training from Vanderbilt University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Duke University. Kelly was the recipient of the President’s Award for Service to the Community and the Chambers-Reid Award for Professional Excellence at William & Mary.