|Washington and Lee University, BA||1988|
|Goizueta Business School | Emory University, MBA||1994|
|Marketing and Information Technology|
Bob Kelly is Chairman and founder of The Sales Management Association (www.salesmanagement.org), a global, cross-industry professional association for sales management and sales operations.
The Sales Management Association serves members in 30 countries with research, content, education, and networking resources. The Association holds The Sales Productivity and Performance Management Conference (www.salesmanagementconference.com) each year.
From 2003 to 2009, Bob was Vice President of Sales Operations and Strategy at Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC). Previously, he was Senior Director of Business Planning, and Director of Marketing Strategy at MCI WorldCom; from 1994 to 1998 Bob was a management consultant in The Alexander Groupâ€™s sales force effectiveness practice, supporting clients in the technology, telecommunications, and healthcare industries.
Bob has an MBA from Emory Universityâ€™s Goizueta Business School, and a B.A. in English Literature from Washington and Lee University.