Christine Kite Kelly
Project Manager, Planning & Capacity Building
Christine Kite Kelly (she/her/hers) is an experienced arts administrator with a proven track record of archiving exceptional results in project development, communications, and fundraising, primarily within the nonprofit sector.
She most recently served as Communications consultant at YFJ Consulting, LLC, with a special focus on communications for WOC: Women of Color in Fundraising and Philanthropy, as well as the Allies in Action Membership Network. While at YFJ Consulting, Kite Kelly worked on consolidation of the firm’s brands, ensuring accurate reflection of its mission, goals, and values. She devised and implemented effective marketing strategies, created content for all external communication channels, and identified press opportunities and outreach.
Previously, Kite Kelly fulfilled the role of Communications Manager at Princess Grace Foundations-USA. During her tenure, she was responsible for supervising public relations, leading proactive content creation across multiple platforms, coordinating licensing efforts, managing the production of printed materials, and maintaining the historical photo archives. Kite Kelly was the Founding Administrator at Dance/NYC, creating programs and resources for the dance community under the leadership of Bob Yesselman. Her other professional affiliations include Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc, Chicago Sinfonietta, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, and American Dance Festival
Kite Kelly holds a bachelor of fine arts degree in performing arts management with a dance concentration from Point Park University.