Kelly L. Allan is a Senior Associate of Kelly Allan Associates, Ltd., a company with 24+ associates that has been in business since 1974. Kelly has published articles, commentary and letters in a variety of journals, including Business First, Fast Company, Personnel Journal, Marketing News, Business Marketing Association News, Nature Conservancy, Harvard Business Review, and The Wall Street Journal. Has has been featured in Fast Company, The Columbus Dispatch, Sam’s Club The Source, Tanning Trends, Quality Progress, The Masterful Coaching Fieldbook, The Knowing-Doing Gap, and Abolishing Performance Appraisals.
In 1999, poor health forced Peter Scholtes (The Team Handbook, and The Leader’s Handbook) to retire from conducting seminars and consulting. Peter asked Kelly to continue the seminars and consulting practice. Scholtes says, “There is much to appreciate about Kelly. His exceptional ability to combine theory with real world implementations is perhaps what clients appreciate the most.”
In 2004 Kelly was 1 of only 12 people selected by the W. Edwards Deming Institute to conduct Dr. Deming’s famous “Four Day Seminars.” Kelly is also a member of AMA and ASQ.