Kevin Kelly

With more than 20 years in executive search, Kevin Kelly is a Managing Director in our Atlanta office. He conducts senior-level assignments for general management, financial, sales & marketing executives, and other functional specialists on a global basis for consumer-related and industrial businesses. Kevin also works with private equity firms and their portfolio companies.

Prior to joining Diversified Search, Kevin was Executive Vice President & Managing Director with Slayton Search Partners, where he oversaw the firm’s Atlanta and Washington DC offices. Earlier he spent 13 years with Russell Reynolds Associates where he was a Partner and managed the firm’s Atlanta office.

Before entering executive search, Kevin pursued a career in marketing and advertising, most recently in account service with the Atlanta ad agency Cole Henderson Drake. Earlier he spent several years in marketing with The Coca-Cola Company. He began his career in the management training program at Universal Leaf Tobacco.

Professional Activities & Achievements Breakthrough Atlanta, Former Board Member Education BA, Economics, University of Virginia MBA, University of Virginia