Kelly is a graduate of Oregon State University with a bachelor's degree in Merchandising Management and a minor in Business and Entrepreneurship. Previously, she studied piano performance as a Music major at Western Oregon University. She has a background in fashion history, consumer behavior, and textiles, with music being her first passion. She likes to think that there's a strong connection between fashion and music. As artists personal style often reflect the identity of their music. In her spare time she is often writing or playing the piano and cello.