​​As the Senior Facilitator for Training & International Development, Kellie works to create meaningful learning spaces for reflection, dialogue, growth and action. Within Global Programs she partners with the team and implementing partners to guide practical experiences and learning journeys that explore our partnership and technical development approaches while unlocking skills that move our vision of lasting change forward; connected to this work is the development, collaboration and co-creation of technical trainings and tools that promote fidelity and sustainability to technical programs and processes honoring an asset and strengths-based development approach. She offers impactful training and development experiences that honor participant dignity, build trust and encourage hope and love. Kellie believes igniting change through learning can lead to movements that transform people and communities.

Joining Episcopal Relief & Development in 2009, she brings over fifteen years of global experience and expertise with practitioners and colleagues in communications, program design, project management, capacity building, methodology and curriculum development, and learning design and facilitation. Her work with the global majority has helped her to build relationships and partner with diverse institutions in Africa, Asia and Latin America & the Caribbean across technical work in integrated social and economic development, namely: microfinance, livelihoods, maternal and child health and early childhood development. She is energized by processes, spaces and people that are inclusive and build consensus toward execution of work that equalizes opportunities and capacities of communities, people and institutions across sectors to thrive.

Kellie earned her Certificate in Learning Design from New York University’s School of Professional Studies, a master’s degree in International Affairs with a focus on Human Rights and Governance from the New School for Social Research and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Media from New York University.

Kellie lives in Cleveland Heights, OH in joy, chaos and love with her husband, Kevin and two children, Paloma and Harry.