Kelly Ricaurte holds a B.A. with majors in communications and business from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Master of Public Administration from George Washington University. During her studies at George Washington University, she was recognized for her dedication to community service. She joined Keene State College in 2011, and brings 18 years of experience in advertising and communications in higher education, the automotive industry in Los Angeles, environmental nonprofit sector in Washington, D.C., and high-tech industry in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Kelly serves on the College/City Commission in Keene, Monadnock United Way's Communications Committee, Keene State's Campus Commission for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusiveness, and the College's Health and Safety Committee.