Kelly joined Kao USA in January, 2008 after earning her Bachelors of Arts in Chemistry from the University of Cincinnati. She began her career as a hair and skin care formulator before moving to the fragrance team. Since her move in August 2011, Kelly has managed and contributed to several major fragrance projects and brands for Kao, including the John Frieda line and German based GUHL for hair care and Curel for skin care. She continues to research the latest fragrance trends and technologies to enhance the overall product experience through fragrance. Kelly enjoys spending time with family and friends, attending sporting events, traveling and reading in her free time.