Kelly is a principal in Rehmann's Saginaw office and is the director of the Firm-wide assurance practice.
Kelly began her public accounting career in 1987 and joined Rehmann in 1994. Kelly is directly responsible for, or involved in, supervising and reviewing a wide range of audit and consulting services to financial institutions, including internal audit, audit, SOX 404, financial statement preparation and communications with client management, audit committees or shareholder groups for several financial institutions, as well as other clients.
Prior to joining Rehmann, Kelly served more than three years with Republic Bancorp, Inc., a $1.2 billion multi-bank holding company, in key financial roles. Her responsibilities included supervising accounting, backroom operations and branch operations, and financial reporting to the Securities and Exchange Commission, various regulatory agencies and the corporation’s stockholders and boards of directors. She was involved in the completion of registration statements for acquisitions and debt/equity offerings. Kelly also has over three years of public accounting experience with a national firm.
Kelly also has extensive agribusiness experience. She was born and raised on a dairy farm and is currently active in managing two family agricultural operations, providing strategic planning, advisory and accounting services.