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Kip Kelly

UNC Executive Development Director of Marketing and Public Programs - Kip Kelly

Kip Kelly is Director of Marketing and Public Programs for UNC Executive Development. He is also responsible for the portfolio of non-degree, open enrollment executive education programs available through UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, including the Executive Development Institute. Prior to joining UNC, Kip served as Director of Executive Education at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business where he also oversaw the non-degree open-enrollment programs. Kip has a broad marketing background having worked with a variety of brands for clients including Nestle, Con Agra, and Michelin, among others.

Kip received his BA in Mass Communication from James Madison University and a Masters of Arts in Liberal Studies at Duke University. A native of New Jersey, Kip and his family currently reside in Hillsborough, NC.

Kip has authored and/or co-authored the following UNC Executive Development white papers:

Kip was interviewed by Chief Learning Officer on the topic of the leadership skills that leadership development programs aim to instill in executives:

as well as on the importance of mentoring programs:

Kip authored the following article on identifying high-potential talent for Training Industry, and it won the Training Industry Editors' Award and the Training Industry Readership Award as one of the top ten articles of 2013:

Kip also authored an article in Inside Supply Management Magazine:


Email:   Kip_Kelly@unc.edu

Phone:  919.843.6061