Kelli has worked and traveled extensively in Southeast Asia.  She earned a BFA from the Acting/Film Conservatory at the State University of New York, Purchase. She has acted in numerous independent films such as the award-winning feature, "THE DEFINITION OF INSANITY" with Peter Bogdanovich.  She developed and produced "THE LADY SWIMS TODAY" starring Robert Funaro, from the Emmy winning show "THE SOPRANOS" and Vincent Amelio's Off Broadway comedy, "HOW ALFO LEARNED TO LOVE" at Drama Desk Award winning theatre: 59E59 with Armen Garo, Robert Funaro and Joanna Bonaro. She has also directed for GoldMark Media and Hall of Fame Jockey, Jorge Velasquez.

Kelli is owner of Little Barn Productions and Little Barn Films, full service boutique production companies specializing in nurturing clients from the ground up in multifaceted media. Film projects include: Will Do (REMI GOLD Award Winner), GOOD 'n Screwed (pilot TV series), Will He Run?Barn2Buck (Docu-Series). 

She is an advocate for helping mothers and families process their birth stories via digital media. Call to Action and PSA’s include: The Will Smith Foundation, The Simunye Project in South Africa, and One Innocent Life.


She is a proud mama to GladysAnn and Henry-Wayne.  They currently live in Portland, Oregon where she is an active board member at their Waldorf-Inspired, nature based preschool.

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