Meet Kelly

Don’t worry about what anybody else is going to do. The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
— Alan Kay


Kelly is an author and creative strategist who has collaborated on and developed a number of interesting projects which have helped grow the reputation and audience for both her own ventures and those of her clients. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville and she studied graduate level Interactive Media at Quinnipiac University. Her various work has been featured in national press including NPR, Entrepreneur Magazine, Huffington Post,, and Los Angeles Times. Kelly has a special affinity for partnering with folks who endeavor to make the world a better place in some meaningful way, and over the course of her career has enjoyed telling the stories of small businesses and their founders so the most positive and authentic parts shine through.

Most recently, Kelly has turned her attention to the entertainment industry and to writing great stories like the ones she likes to read and watch. She is currently working on an epic series of Love and Transience told across twelve novels. The Love and Transience series is the debut production from her publishing and entertainment company Standards of Starlight. Book One, titled Ithaca's Soldier, will be released in Summer 2018 via online retailers. Books Two and Three are also targeted for release in 2018. Kelly is incredibly proud of the material she's producing and hopes you will want to read it.

In her free time, Kelly enjoys travel, good books, and good food, as well as a variety of media including movies, TV, music, and social media.  She is a French Horn player and performs with local brass groups and orchestras any chance she gets.  She lives outside Nashville in Franklin, Tennessee with her husband Sam and their two teenage sons. To learn more about Kelly, follow her on social media at @kellyuttgrubb.