Gregory M. Kelly is a combat veteran having served in the United States Army with the rank of Sergeant in the Elite U.S. Paratrooper unit of the 82nd Airborne Division (Grenada) and the 2nd Infantry Division (Korea).
His professional experience includes specializing in public relations, international relations, public/government affairs, corporate communications, and relationship building from the local-to-international level. He has worked as a U.S. Congress Assistant. He is also the former Manager of Public Relations, Marketing and Advertising for the Korea National Tourism Organization where his duties included speech writing for senior Korean government officials and establishing and maintaining working relationships with various foreign and domestic companies, government agencies and media outlets.
Currently, he holds the position of Director/Founder American Veterans Aid Fund American Veterans Aid Fund (AVAF) and its music industry division –VETUNES®, a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization, to assist veterans and their families in obtaining and maintaining the respect, dignity, and honor earned through their service and sacrifice.
ALL-AMERICAN Member 82nd Airborne Division Association; and holds memberships in the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion.
Mr. Kelly graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from State University of New York at Potsdam where he majored in political science and minored in communications.
Mr. Kelly resides in the Hudson Valley, married with one daughter.