Kelly Lewis

Kelly Lewis

VP, Diversity & Inclusion

Speaker Bio

Kelly Lewis leads TurnkeyZRG’s purposeful commitment to the development of people and culture across the sports, media and entertainment industries, focusing on the identification and magnification of talent stemming from underrepresented groups. Throughout her career, Kelly has illuminated the positive implications that representation can have in developing inclusive organizational cultures that drive significant business success.

A member of the National Black MBA Association, Kelly partners with clients and executives alike to provide counsel on professional development and the execution of wholly inclusive recruiting and hiring processes in an effort to champion better representation across every aspect of our industry. Kelly oversees all of Turnkey’s diversity, HR, and philanthropic searches. She has successfully placed executives at the Portland Trail Blazers, Orlando Magic, Kansas City Royals, Atlanta Dream, RISE (Ross Initiative In Sports For Equality), the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee, and more.

 Kelly is an energetic professional with a Master of Science (M.S.Ed) from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Kelly serves as the Co-President of the Black Sports Professionals Philadelphia chapter, a committee member for the National Sports Forum’s Business of Diversity in Sports and Entertainment Association, a Board of Advisor for the Black Sports Business Symposium, and a Pro Sports Assembly founding member. She actively engages with organizations & affiliations associated with historically underutilized communities to improve access to the sports and entertainment industry.