Mo Cotton Kelly

Mo Cotton Kelly

Senior Vice President for Stakeholder Engagement and Chief Operating Officer
University of Connecticut
Speaker

Bio

Mo Cotton Kelly is senior vice president for stakeholder engagement and chief operating officer (SVP-COO), with responsibility for driving operational and capital campaign strategy, overseeing key administrative functions, guiding a culture of inclusivity, and managing alumni engagement for UConn’s 255,000-plus alumni worldwide. Cotton Kelly oversees the departments of alumni relations, marketing and communications, and annual giving. She joined the UConn Foundation in 2014 with a national reputation for strong leadership built over two decades in higher education advancement. Previously she was executive director of Bowling Green State University’s Alumni Association. Mo received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from BGSU. She is active in the Council for Alumni Association Executives and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).