Kelly Dean joined the Concussion Legacy Foundation team in June 2016. As Development and Operations Manager, she manages planning and execution of CLF events, including the Concussion Legacy Gala and Chicago Honors, as well as development and HR operations. Prior to arriving at the Foundation, Kelly worked as a Recruiting Assistant at the Boston-based placement firm Hegan Roessle Group.
Kelly is a graduate of Mary Washington University, where she earned a degree in psychology and competed on the women’s lacrosse team. She is now an assistant coach for MIT Women's Lacrosse. A native of Westhampton, New York, Kelly was initially attracted to the Concussion Legacy Foundation because she wanted to help others and make a difference in a way that tied in her passion for sports.