KSBAA Board Profile
Kelly J. Watkins BS'88, MBA'89
Kelly Watkins has witnessed communication from awesome to awful - all over the planet (on all 7 continents and in all 50 U.S. states). Kelly is President of Expressive Concepts, which she founded in 1992. The firm helps companies to develop their leaders and improve their customer service – to compete in a global market. The firm provides solutions to clients’ problems using a variety of methods – consulting, motivational speaking, customized long-term training, and distance learning. Kelly has written five books and hundreds of articles. She is Past Chair of Global Development for the National Association of Women Business Owners and Past President of the National Speakers Association/KY. Kelly is also a member of the District Export Council. She has served as adjunct faculty at various colleges. Kelly has an MBA in Marketing and International Business and a B.S. with Honors in Marketing with Distinction, both from the Kelley School.