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Robert Kelly AIA, IDSA                                                            

An architect, designer and entrepreneur, Robert Kelly’s endeavors merge at the intersection of creative design thinking, social impact and business. For three decades he led a large Philadelphia architectural design practice as President and Director of Design all while building a reputation for excellence and achievement among peers and clients.

He currently serves his community and profession on numerous boards and task forces. He is Founder and Chair of the AIA Pennsylvania Strategic Council openchallengeaiapa.org, providing pro bono strategic planning and design assistance in underserved and under resourced communities throughout the state of Pennsylvania. He is also Co-Founder of the Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative. Based in New York city, SIGBI is a nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to providing educational, strategic and financial assistance to grassroots organizations that are committed to providing advocacy, support and shelter for LGBTQ individuals living in mostly rural and underserved communities throughout the United States and abroad. stonewallinitiative.org

Bob earned his Master of Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania and resides with his family in Philadelphia.