John Kelly earned both his BA (1976) and MS (1978) in Communication for UNT. He retired in April 2014 from Capital Group, one of the largest investment management organizations in the world, where he served as the Senior Vice President of Global Human Resources. Capital Group Companies is a private firm with more than 7,000 associates officing in Asia, Australia, Europe and North America serving individual investors, financial intermediaries and institutions. John has previously held executive positions with ARCO and Kelly-Norwood Consulting.
John currently serves as Chairman of the Ability First board, an organization in Pasadena that serves children and adults with special needs, and serves on the UNT College of Business Advisory Board. He is married to Jennifer Kelly.