Kelly began her career at Laurier Life working in the Underwriting area. She then joined Manulife Reinsurance in the administration area where she worked on the development of many of the administrative procedures still used today. Kelly spent the last 15 years in audit where she was involved in the development of their audit program and on-site operational audits. Kelly was also instrumental in creating and conducting Manulife's first European onsite audits.
Kelly has over 30 years of industry experience and knowledge. Throughout her career Kelly has been involved in all aspects of the life reinsurance industry including development of life administrative procedures, financial reporting, and ceded/retro ceded administration and retention management.
Kelly is an active member of RAPA and has served on the committee as both Treasurer and Chair of the Audit Committee. Under Kelly's direction, the Audit Committee provided RAPA with its first publication; Operational Audit covering best practices within the reinsurance audit industry.
Kelly is a member of the Institute of Internal Audit (IIA) and has obtained several industry related certifications within the IIA and LOMA. Kelly currently is a member of the Canadian Reinsurance Conference (CRC) executive committee having served as Secretary and Treasurer.