Jacqueline Hall Kelly, Ph.D.
Jacqueline Hall Kelly received her bachelor's and master's degrees from Indiana University-Bloomington, and her master's of business administration and doctorate from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She assumed her position as Director of Minority Business Development at the University of Missouri System in January 1999.
In this position, she promotes and positions the University's minority and women-owned business initiatives to key stakeholders in the external community (legislators, government officials, community leaders, trade and professional associations, small businesses) and within the internal University community; makes recommendations on the University's purchasing policies and practices relative to minority and women-owned businesses; identifies and recruits businesses whose products and services the University procures; arranges marketing presentations for M/WBEs; and provides consultation to M/WBEs and other small businesses.
Prior to her employment at the University of Missouri System, Kelly worked at AT&T Communications in Kansas City, Mo. She also has served as an adjunct professor in organizational development at Webster University in Kansas City; provided management training and organizational development consulting for the State of Missouri Office of Administration; and directed Upward Bound at Lincoln University, a pre-college program for high potential, low-income students in central Missouri.
Kelly serves on the MBA Advisory Board for UM-Columbia's College of Business, which honored her with a Citation of Merit Award in April 2004.