Kelly Sokalski serves Hope For The Warriors as its Senior Director of Development Operations. She is responsible for the administration of all operational aspects of the development team, including database and fundraising platform management, team training, metrics reporting, best practices for internal processes, as well as special projects.

Kelly has a B.A. in Hospitality and Tourism Management and a Business Minor from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Her career began in hospitality management with a focus on development and marketing. She has spent the majority of her career as a Director of Admissions and Marketing in senior healthcare and has over 10 years’ experience in establishing and building development programs.

In 2016, Kelly decided to move to a non-profit and that is when she found Hope For The Warriors. It was a natural fit as a military spouse. Kelly currently resides in Charleston, South Carolina, with her husband Blake and daughter Harper.