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Jay Kelly, M.B.A.

Communications Director

Jay.Kelly [at] mitchellhamline.edu


Jay Kelly is responsible for creating and implementing the national marketing communications strategy for the Public Health Law Center. He is tasked with strengthening the Public Health Law Center brand, and increasing awareness of the Center as an accessible partner for local, state, national, and international health organizations.

Jay began his career working for advertising and public relations agencies, and transitioned into marketing and communications management roles at several large Minnesota nonprofits, including Fraser and Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota. He has extensive experience in strategic planning, brand management, online marketing and communications, web site creation and optimization, media relations, email marketing, social media, and event planning. Jay has an undergraduate degree in journalism, and a MasterĀ of Business Administration, with a focus on marketing and strategic management.

B.A., University of Minnesota
M.B.A., University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management