Ericka Kelly Biography
Ericka E. Kelly, Founder and CEO
Ericka Kelly ENTERPRISES
Ericka E. Kelly is professional speaker, executive coach and trainer. In this position, she is a global professional where her leadership skills are utilized to add value and to develop companies in their effectiveness and production goals. She helps thousands of leaders to become better communicators, to establish trust, and credibility with others. Her coaching skills and mentorship allow individuals to realize their own potential and to achieve greater goals for themselves and the companies/organizations they work for.
E. Kelly was also the 17th Command Chief Master Sergeant for the Air Force Reserve Command and the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chief of the Air Force Reserve.
Under her role as a Command Chief, E. Kelly represented the highest enlisted executive level of leadership in the military. She advised the Commander on all issues regarding the readiness, training, welfare, morale, and proper utilization and progress of more than 74,000 civilians/enlisted/officer active duty and Reserve Citizen Airmen serving at more than 60 military bases worldwide. She also provided direction to the Reserve Forces and represented their interests at all levels of government, other military branches and in joint strategic and operational war-fighting environments.
In addition to her personal business and military service, E. Kelly has more than 20 years of government management and law enforcement experience. She serves as a Criminal Investigator for the Department of Homeland/Customs and Border Protection in the Office of Professional Responsibility. In this position, this position, E. Kelly was responsible for building relationships with local, state, and other federal agencies in order to manage criminal and administrative investigations.
A native of Guatemala and resident of California, she was 12 years old when she arrived to the United States from extreme poverty to a new successful future.
E. Kelly earned a Master of Business Administration, Military Studies, Trident University; a Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice | Foreign Languages (Spa and Fr), University of Nevada; an Associate of Applied Science, Allied Health Sciences, Air Force Community College. She also holds the following accreditations: Professional Manager Certification (PMC); International John Maxwell Certification (JMT); Licensed Diversity and Inclusion Facilitator; & licensed Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT).
Among many acknowledgments, E. Kelly has received national recognition from the United States Congress. Some distinguish factors included: Exceptional leadership skills; public; community service; speaking/mentorship/training abilities; language (Spanish) expertise; physical fitness; and for being an outstanding performer in stressful military/civilian situations.