Dr. Kelli graduated cum laude from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry and from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. After a successful career in small-animal practice, she completed an internship at the Wildlife Center of Virginia in 2011 and fell in love with the field of wildlife rehabilitation! In 2012, Dr. Kelli joined the staff at the Wildlife Center of Virginia and held several positions including Wildlife Rehabilitator, the Assistant Director of Veterinary Services, and the Director of the Wildlife Care Academy. In 2018, she accepted a position as the Veterinarian-in-charge at the Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center. She is also a member of NWRA’s national team. In her free time, Dr. Kelli enjoys traveling and has visited over 40 countries.