Kelli is entering her second year of the MHA program. Her undergraduate degree consisted of a pre-medical route that led her to two years of medical school. She left medical school with a desire to become an administrator in the healthcare community. She volunteers for Healthcare for the Homeless where she is currently on a team involved with a new medical respite facility in Albuquerque. She is the president of the Student Association of Healthcare Administrators where she leads activities through the school. Kelli is a part of the New Mexico Health Care Executives Programming committee where she helps plan events for the chapter. Kelli hopes to go into hospital operations and become a local healthcare leader.