Kelly’s determination, hard working attitude and outgoing personality contribute to her early career success. Kelly began her career with the Matern Staffing team in January 2020 as a part-time intern while attending college full-time at the University of Mary Washington. In January 2021, she accepted a full-time position with Matern Staffing and graduated from the University of Mary Washington in May 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in political science.
Kelly realized she wanted to pursue a recruiting career after working for elected officials in her hometown of Manassas Park, Virginia. In that capacity, she connected with residents and small businesses, and learned about the challenges and successes they faced.
Kelly’s day-to-day responsibilities at Matern Staffing include recruiting, interviewing, screening, and placing employees. She enjoys the unexpected and spontaneous variety that each workday brings. She garners motivation and joy from her coworkers and the hope that new jobs bring to job seekers. Outside of work Kelly attends local networking events with other UMW alumni and loves attending Nationals baseball games with her family.