Vice President, Development
Georgi Kelly serves as KQED’s Vice President, Development. Prior to her appointment to the role in September 2016, she was KQED’s Senior Director for Leadership Gifts. Under her leadership annual major gifts to KQED reached historic results for the station for four consecutive years. She has also helped manage KQED’s Campaign 21 solicitation efforts and has led KQED’s fundraising partnerships with NPR, CIR and PBS.
Kelly joined KQED in April 2001 as Director of the Signal Society. In 2004, she launched the Producer’s Circle and was appointed Director of the Producer’s Circle; and, in 2008, combined the Signal Society and Producer’s Circles staffs into one Leadership Giving team and was named Sr. Director for Leadership Gifts.
Prior to coming to KQED, Georgi worked for eleven years in progressively responsible and leadership positions in the development departments at Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Raphael House Shelter for Homeless Families, San Francisco Education Fund, Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco and Charitableway.