As Director of Government Affairs, Kelly monitors legislation at federal and state levels, and lobbies at the state capitol during the legislative session. She is also the staff liaison for MMA’s Governmental, Environmental, and Political Action committees, coordinates MMA’s annual environmental conference, and assists with coordinating MMA’s annual PAC golf tournament.
Wright has been with the MMA since 2011 as Associate Director of Government Affairs and Deputy Director of Government Affairs. Prior to MMA, Wright worked for the Mississippi Legislative Budget Office and Van Scoyoc Associates, in Washington, DC.
Wright is a graduate of the University of Mississippi, where she received bachelor’s degrees in history and psychology. Wright is originally from Jackson, MS, where she currently resides.