Kelly started in the temporary staffing industry working for another agency. After a few years learning the industry, she opened Foothills Temporary Employment – the FIRST mother/daughter employment agency in Caldwell County. Her vision and integrity have kept Foothills Temporary Employment on a steady path, even during the downturn in furniture production.
Kelly is a Caldwell County native. And though she has never lived anywhere but here, loves to travel – the more exotic the locale, the better! She is married to the love of her life and they are both so proud of their wonderful daughter who serves in the Armed Forces. She enjoys the Lake Life, working in her garden, and attending Carolina Panther football games – GO CAM!!!
The National Association of Personnel Services awards the Certified Temporary Staffing Specialist designation in recognition of mastery of a body of knowledge including employment law, professional and ethical standards of the profession.
Each year, Marquis publishes a Who's Who in America, endeavoring to “profile the leaders of American society; those men and women who are influencing their nation’s development.”
The mission of the American Business Women’s Association is to bring together business women of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support, and national recognition.
Caldwell County Chamber of Commerce represents over 400 business entities in the Caldwell County area who are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in the community.
The Wig Bank of Caldwell County began twenty years ago as the first Wig Bank in the country simply providing wigs to women. Over the years, it has evolved to include, among other things, classes and support groups.
The Shelter Home of Caldwell County was the first of its kind in the Southeast. It has been a haven for almost forty years for women and children who need safe shelter and services to begin their recovery from the trauma of family violence.
Business to Business is a publication of the Hickory Daily Record that annually publishes its 25 Who Matter. This feature recognizes 25 people from Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba counties who, through their business, civic, and/or philanthropic efforts, are making a difference in their communities.