Kellie Burns  

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Kellie Burns, GPC, is a Grants Specialist with Assel Grant Services, joining the team in January 2022. Kellie graduated from Missouri State University with a degree in Business Administration specializing in Entertainment Management. In 2016, she completed a Graduate Certificate in Grantsmanship from the University of Missouri. Kellie began her career in experiential marketing, planning and executing large-scale events for Fortune 500 companies. She transitioned to community outreach for a non-profit healthcare system, implementing components of grant-funded programs. In 2019, Kellie fully transitioned to grant writing as an in-house writer for local social service and healthcare organizations, gaining valuable experience building internal processes for grant writing and management. As a grant professional, Kellie has successfully secured over $3.5 million in various foundation, corporate, city, state, and federal grant applications within the first three years.

 

Kellie is a member of the Grant Professionals Association and serves on the Membership & Marketing Committee for the St. Louis Regional Chapter. Kellie lives in Saint Louis, Missouri.