Brian Kelly of Brian Kelly Associates

Brian Kelly

Brian works to grow revenue and profitability while managing risk throughout organizations.  He helps entrepreneurs and their leadership in strategic thinking to create organizational value by developing and enhancing a vision, and creating a strategy to implement.

For Brian, it is all about personal relationships.  He looks to build strong partnerships to ensure continual benefits (growth/success/results) for your business.  For over 30 years he has demonstrated the ability to help companies increase efficiency, adapt to new technologies and think more strategically.

With Brian’s Strategic Leadership support, your business will enhance its Revenue Growth and Long-term Value.


Brian brings the following talents:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Revenue Generation
  • Vision Implementation
  • Marketing & Brand Enhancement
  • Asset & Investment Review
  • Project Management
  • Controller/Bookkeeper Support

Brian motivates teams to deliver results through his leadership and organizational skills in strategy, finance, and marketing.

Some Highlights

After receiving an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley, Brian was a banker for 37 years, half of those as the CEO of two different Napa Valley community banks.  He put his experience managing large staffs and motivating teams to work: advising clients, aspiring business owners, and community leaders on organizational, financial and strategic planning and execution.   Brian now uses his talents to coach small business owners in sustaining and growing their organizations.  He continues to audit classes at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business to keep current on the latest strategic thinking.

  • M.B.A. Finance – UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business

Continued coursework at Haas School of Business since

  • B.S. Management – California State University East Bay

Community Leadership
  • Local Area Formation Commission (Napa County LAFCO) – Chair – 2009 & 2014
  • Aldea Children and Family Services – Chair of the Board, and Capital Campaign Co-chair – 2007-08
  • Napa Valley Conference & Visitors Bureau – Chair – 2006-08
  • City of Napa, General Plan – Housing Element Steering Committee – Co-Chair 2000-02
  • Boys & Girls Club of the Napa Valley – Capital Campaign Co-Chair – 1998-00
  • Business-Education Partnership – Co-Chair – 1998-99
  • Queen of the Valley Hospital – Chair – 1996-97
  • Napa Sunrise Rotary – President – 1994-95
  • Napa Chamber of Commerce – President - 1992

  • Healthy Moms & Babies – 2009 Making A Difference Award – 2009
  • Napa Valley Education Foundation – Business Advocate For The NVUEF – 2008
  • American Association of Planners – National Award of Merit for City of Napa Housing Element as Committee Co-Chair – 2002
  • University of California, Berkeley – Order of the Golden Bear – 2002
  • Napa Valley Chamber of Commerce / KVON – Citizen of the Year – Jan. 2001
  • Boys & Girls Club of the Napa Valley – Man of the Year – 2000
  • Napa County Hispanic Network Lifetime Achievement Community Award, 1996
  • Volunteer Center of Napa County – Corporate Outstanding Community Service Award, 1996
  • Rotary International – No. California District Club of the Year, rec’d.  Presidential year – 1994-95
  • Rotary International – Napa Sunrise Rotarian of the Year – 1993-94