Christopher Kelly has over 12 years of professional work experience. He has worked for city, county, state, and federal government. Chris has worked in the areas of community engagement, media and marketing, public relations, and political affairs. Most recently, he served as the Executive Assistant to the Vice President of the Office of University
Communications where he works with a team to support media and public relations efforts for Howard University. Previously, he was appointed by the Mayor of Baltimore to serve as the city’ Hispanic Liaison where he provided direct constituent services to residents, led numerous community engagement initiatives, and received the Maryland Governor’s Local Government Volunteer award for his dedication to the community. At the U.S. Census Bureau, Chris assisted with national recruitment operations to successfully attract and recruit 3.2 million temporary census employees and was awarded the U.S. Department of Commerce Bronze Medal Award for his superior federal service. During his tenure at the Prince George’s County Department of Social Services, Chris assisted with daily operations and special projects in the child, adult, and family services division. He coordinated community outreach efforts, served as a project manager on awareness campaigns, and managed agency grants and contracts. Chris was recognized as a Prince George’s County 40 Under 40 public service award honoree for his service. He is a proud Latino native of Prince George’s County.
Chris received his Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Towson University.