FRANCIS X. KELLY, JR.
Appointed July 2005
Founder/Chairman of Kelly & Associates Insurance Group, Inc. in Hunt Valley, Maryland. Member of the Maryland Senate from 1979 to 1991, took a leading role in creating the University System of Maryland, privatizing the University of Maryland Hospital, as well as establishing the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. Past Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Community College of Baltimore County; Chairman of the Shock Trauma Board of Visitors; Chairman of the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation Board of Directors, Member of the Board of Directors of the University of Maryland Medical System; Chairman of the University of Maryland Medical Center Board; Chairman of the University of Maryland Baltimore Capital Campaign, Past Vice Chairman, Morgan State University Board of Regents; Named "Entrepreneur of the Year," Loyola College's Beta Gamma Sigma National Honor Society; Named one of the top Irish Business Leaders in the United States; Member, Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame; awarded the Cal Ripken, Sr. Award from the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation; recipient of The Children's Guild Sadie Award, and the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Philanthropist of the Year Award. Graduate of Villanova University, six years of service in the Army National Guard.