Kelly is a Technical Policy Director at Signify. She leads standardization activities in building codes and is a subject matter expert for many high-performance buildings topics, advising business groups, market teams, and researchers on implications for products and systems. She is involved with key organizations relevant to building efficiency and sustainability, and since 2017 has served as Lighting Subcommittee Chair for ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1, the national model energy code for commercial buildings. Kelly represents IES as a member of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to ISO/TC 205 Building Environment Design.
She has worked in lighting and energy efficiency in the U.S. for nearly twenty years and has held positions in lighting applications research, engineering, regional sales management, graduate lighting education, and lighting and energy efficiency consulting. Kelly holds M.S. in Lighting and B.S. in Building Sciences degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She is a LEED Accredited Professional, is Lighting Certified by the NCQLP, and is a member of ASHRAE. Kelly is a past president of the New York City Section of IES.