CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
+ Ball State University — College of Architecture + Planning: Bachelor’s Degree: Urban Planning + Development, Economics Major
+ Indiana University — Kelley School of Business: MBA: Marketing Focus
Kelli leads the strategic vision and growth efforts for Onyx+East, including determination of new markets and business lines, development of teams to execute the business, capital relationships and structuring to achieve goals and leading corporate culture to recruit and retain top talent.
Before joining Onyx+East, Kelli was a partner for 18 years at a private, Midwest-based, multi-family development firm. While there, she led development, construction and overall market execution in the Louisville and Indianapolis markets for more than 3,000 for-sale and rental housing units valued at more than $600 million. She has more than 20 years of experience in real estate development.
As an active member of the Indianapolis community, Kelli was named a Woman of Influence by Indiana Business Journal in 2021. She is an active member of both the national and Indiana chapters of the Urban Land Institute and has served as chair in Indiana. She serves as the Vice Chair of the national Multifamily Product Council and is a Foundation Board Director for the Ball State University Alumni Council. She also volunteers for Riley Hospital for Children and has chaired Riley’s Society Board.
Outside of the office, Kelli enjoys staying active with her family by traveling, skiing, boating and spending time on the lake.