Vice President, Grants & Programs, Staff

Kelli Parker joined the Community Foundation in 2013. She is a 2008 Leadership Columbus graduate and a Philanthropy Southeast Hull Fellow Alumna. Prior to joining the Community Foundation, Parker worked at the Pastoral Institute for seven years where she served in multiple positions, including marketing coordinator, college and community coordinator and most recently, director of development and marketing.

Parker is originally from Warner Robins, Georgia, and moved to Columbus in 2000 to attend Columbus State University as a member of the Servant Leadership Program. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication and a Master of Science degree in organizational leadership with a focus in servant leadership.

Kelli and her husband have two sons and one daughter.

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