Jim Kelly grew up in Houston, TX and he and Teresa have 4 grown children. Jim currently works for ExamOne, a subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics, managing ExamOne's lease portfolio of corporate offices. For the past 14 years, Jim has also worked as an umpire, referee and gym supervisor for Blue Valley Recreation.
Jim has a varied background. He has been President of 2 professional organizations, a school board trustee, and a recreational umpire. Jim's career background has been in electronics and commercial leasing. Jim has been both self-employed and has worked in corporate America. During his career he obtained a 1st Class FCC License, a realtor license and was certified as a fast pitch umpire.
Jim and Teresa have lived in Roeland Park for 8 years. Jim started attending City Council meetings soon after moving into Roeland Park and participated on the City's negotiating committee with Google Fiber.