Kelli is a proud native of Butte, where she was born and raised. She started her undergraduate degree in Idaho. After transitioning back to Montana and taking time away from school to travel and work, she earned her BA degree from the University of Montana in Psychology along with a minor in Studio Arts. She has worked in different positions at both of the Talbot Homes and is now enthused by the new challenges of Program Manager at Talbot Boys Home. Kelli enjoys creating jewelry, sketching and working on house projects; she is inspired by her mother. In 2013 she ran the Missoula Half Marathon to raise funds for Youth Homes. She hopes to run the full marathon some day and raise even more money for the kids she gets to work with.