Patrick Kelley joined the UMDF Board of Trustees in October of 2011. He is the founder and President of Kelley Management Consulting (KMC), Inc., a general management consulting firm headquartered in Evanston, IL. KMC partners with business leaders to develop and implement strategies to grow the long-term strategic and economic value of their business. Prior to forming KMC in 2001, Patrick spent over 15 years in management and technology consulting working across a wide variety of industries and with businesses of all sizes.
A notable focus area for Patrick in recent years has been in spearheading KMC’s efforts to develop strategies that combine and leverage both quantitative and qualitative customer information to drive improved decision-making, improve the customer experience, and increase process efficiency of clients, their customers and suppliers.
Prior to his consulting career, Patrick worked in the financial services industry in New York City and holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. in Operations Planning and Marketing from the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business.
Patrick lives in the Chicago area. He is the father of six children. He has been an active member of the Chicago Chapter of the UMDF, including serving a three year term as Chapter President from 2007 – 2010. Patrick has a son, Patrick, who was born in 1998 and has a mitochondrial disease.