Director, Field Resource Development
Kelly Griffin is determined to make the world a better place through mission-driven work. She develops organizational strategy, leads creation of strategic plans, drives strategy execution and guides change management processes.
At NAMI, Kelly provides long-term vision and strategy for developing sustainable funding mechanisms for NAMI State Organizations and Affiliates. She evaluates and improves the effectiveness of resource development approaches, including NAMIWalks. She will also lead the development of the 2020-2025 NAMI Strategic Plan.
Earlier in her career, Kelly led organizational performance measurement, developed health policy and created consumer health information. She holds an M.A. in applied anthropology from the University of Maryland and a B.A. in anthropology from Bryn Mawr College.
What do you wish more people knew about NAMI?
That we help so many people, in so many different situations, in so many different ways. NAMI makes it so you are not alone. We are a community of compassionate people and we are here for you.
What’s something about you that would surprise others?
I love to sing and dance, and do so regularly with the Congressional Chorus in Washington, D.C.