Senior Vice President
Ray Kelly joined think2perform in 2010 after a 21-year career as a financial services executive. He spent the majority of his career on the sales side of the business, compiling a stellar track record of developing high-performing leaders and teams.
Ray began his career after receiving his BBA from the University of Michigan. His first position was as a financial analyst with IDS in Minneapolis. While working at IDS, he was a recipient of the highest award for employees - the Premier Performer Award.
After moving to Dallas, Ray spent 13 years growing and building one of the most successful sales office groups for American Express Financial Advisors/Ameriprise Financial in the history of the company.
Ray's offices were recognized annually for top sales growth, retention, client satisfaction and employee satisfaction. His focus on a creating a "Leaderful Culture" allowed his group to influence the larger national organization on nearly all major initiatives and created the opportunity for over a dozen of his leaders to be promoted to other positions across the company.
Ray has a passion for helping people reach their potential and shaping cultures in which they live. He offers executive coaching/mentoring to leaders of all levels and conducts proven breakthrough leadership development training. He is a sought after national public speaker with an exceptional ability to move people from complacency, to laughter, to tears, to action.
Ray and his wife, Amy, reside in Minnesota and have four children.