Mary Kelly

StrataTech Education Group
Phoenix, AZ

Mary Kelly joined StrataTech Education Group in 2010 as the Chief Operating Officer. She was promoted to President of the organization a few months later and in 2011, Ms. Kelly was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer. Mary Kelly has over twenty years’ experience in the postsecondary industry, with a blend of experience in both the for-profit (Bryant & Stratton Business College and Lincoln Educational Services) and non-profit (New School University and Hudson Valley Community College) education sectors. She also served as the Chief Academic Officer for the American Red Cross of Massachusetts Bay. Before joining StrataTech Education Group, she was a Group Vice President for Lincoln Educational Services. Ms. Kelly started at Lincoln Education Services in 2004 as an Executive Director of a newly acquired college (Southwestern College, TriCounty Campus). In the next three years, she and her staff took that school from about 100 students to 1,000. She was promoted to a Regional Executive Director in 2007 and within three months, was promoted to a Group Vice President. As Group Vice President, Mary oversaw nine schools in four states with revenues of 90+ million. Ms. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts in English, a Master of Arts in English Education, and a Master of Science in Educational Policy and Administration from the University at Albany.