Kellye Terrell is a Human Resources professional with many years of invaluable experiences in the world of HR. She has supported Corporate and Operational Teams and is well versed in many aspects of HR such as Employment law, Leadership Development and , Talent Acquisition. Currently, she is a People Leader with Southwest Airlines, responsible for a Team of HR Business Partners across the United States. Kellye is passionate about her role and understands how important HR plays in the success of an organization. She challenges the status quo and looks for ways to make improvement on People initiatives and processes that
increase Employee performance and engagement, while positively impacting the Company’s bottom line.
Kellye established a grass roots organization called AIYM – The Atlanta Initiative For Young Men – as a result of a desire to improve the future outlook of young men, age 15 – 24, in the Atlanta community. The grass roots organization is committed to securing the successful future for young men by inspiring self-respect through the realization of their greatest talents and the identification of their true purpose. AIYM promotes achievement in education and continuous development that ultimately results in a secure future in each their profession of choice. Turn Your Tassel & Vote is an AIYM community initiative designed to actively engage the youth in their local politics, increase the voter registration rate at the point of graduation while also increasing the
voting participation rate.
Kellye is married with two college age children and is a native of Atlanta. She holds a BS degree in English with a minor in Legal Studies from Georgia State University. She has served on the Atlanta Commission on Women and volunteers with her family with Meals on Wheels. She attends Word of Faith where she is a member of the Prayer Ministry. Her love of adventure takes her to travels near and far, with Italy as a true favorite. She spends her time with family and friends with an occasional night of pokeno and unforgettable karaoke.