Dr. Kelly Isbell serves as the Chief Operations Officer for the Abelson Group. Dr. Isbell has over twenty years of experience in leadership, training, workforce development, program development. She had the opportunity to create, lead, and refine multi-year programs within various fields of public education and adult education with partners from Texas A&M University, University of Texas at San Antonio, Trinity University, University Health System, San Antonio College, HEB, Confluent Health, USAA, Tech Bloc, Whataburger, Geekdom, Rackspace, American Institute of Architects, AT&T, Frost Bank, SA Works, City of San Antonio, and over 25 school districts throughout the Central Texas region. She was responsible for workforce development, sales, recruiting professionals, building schools, leading faculty members, program development and evaluation, leading and advising boards, team building, integrating technology, project-based learning, supervising remote teams, fundraising, accreditation, and business development.
Dr. Isbell studied under Dr. Abelson at Texas A&M University, and has a doctorate in Educational Administration and a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Texas A&M University.