Paul Kelly brings a wide range of experience in marketing and creative services for both small and large organizations working for clients in media, publishing, finance, information services, technology, real estate and the public sector.
Prior to joining FinMark Partners, Kelly was the founder and President of Kellyco Marketing. He also held various senior positions in marketing, marketing communications, and creative management. From 1999-2002, as Senior Vice President, Marketing with Jupiter Research, a leading internet market research company, Kelly led the company’s marketing efforts with Fortune 1000 clients in 13 countries. There, he managed a 30-plus group of professionals charged with brand development, sales support, creative services, web design/marketing, event marketing and promotion.
Prior to joining Jupiter, Kelly served as Director of Marketing at Newsweek. In addition to developing new integrated marketing communications and sales support programs, Kelly was responsible for new multimedia and internet marketing initiatives. Kelly also served as Newsweek's Director of Creative Services, initiating a redesign of all the brand's marketing communications. Previously, Kelly served as Creative Director for all marketing communications at Times Mirror Magazines where he managed an in-house agency responsible for design and promotion work for ten consumer titles. Under his management, this in-house group established an impressive outside client base transforming the group into a high-volume, award-winning creative shop. Kelly also developed marketing programs for special corporate projects, including a major exhibit with the Smithsonian and a start-up cable channel (Outdoor Life Channel).
Kelly also served as Marketing Director of Euramerica, a division of Ogilvy & Mather, and as a principal partner in the New York-based marketing communications firm Woodruff Kelly.