About HEATHER KELLY
Heather Kelly is a DesignShop® Facilitator with Imaginal Labs. Heather specializes in team-based Transformations using the DesignShop process to drive innovation and alignment.
Her passion for collaborative design evolved from her time at Ernst and Young, and later Capgemini where she helped help Rob Evan build the Accelerated Solutions Environment (ASE). These centers pioneered the development of large-scale collaborative projects to dramatically accelerate strategy and organizational transformation projects.
Heather led the Atlanta ASE for five years, working with engagement teams to accelerate a broad spectrum of projects from strategy definition to ERP design and implementation. Highlights include an extended relationship with Coca-Cola as Project team leader then Facilitator partnering with their Information Technology group to create Rapid Solution Workshops, using DesignShop techniques on highly technical projects. In leading the Center, she worked with many Fortune 100 Companies including, Bell South, The Coca-Cola Company, Coca-Cola Fountain, Compaq, DaimlerChrysler, Eli Lilly, Fluor Daniels, Heller Financial (GE), ING, Lowe’s, Limited Brands, Sprint, Tyson Foods, and Whirlpool. Her non-profit clients included Centers for Disease Control and Techbridge.
She later served as the COO of Techbridge, a non-profit consultancy supporting the technology needs and aspirations of other non-profits in the Atlanta area. Techbridge was partially funded through Microsoft Corporation as part of their community development strategy.
Previous to the ASE, Heather was in project consulting for seven years where she built a deep knowledge of ERP led transformations as well as financial re-engineering projects. Her clients included: The Coca-Cola Company, Georgia-Pacific, Catholic Heath Initiatives and Metlife.
Heather is passionate about serving in her community. She dedicated over five years to fundraising in the public school system including leading efforts to pass a local Bond, used to fund Littleton Public Schools capital needs for 10+ years. She serves on the Board of James Resource Network, a non-profit supporting single parent families in the Denver suburbs. She and her husband are working to develop attainable housing alternatives as part of the JRN mission.