Kelly Kierans, has provided sales and marketing leadership to national companies for more than 12 years. Kelly currently serves as President of Celtic Testing Experts, and is responsible for driving marketing initiatives, company culture, CTE’s aggressive business development, and operations expansions. CTE has provided software Quality Assurance (QA), thought leadership and software testing to a wide portfolio of global clients. Kelly is passionate about connecting with other IT professionals to solve their QA challenges while raising CTE’s brand awareness. She is actively involved in ATP where she sits on the Board of Directors. She is a member of Turknett Women in Leadership Group and TAG. In addition, she serves on the advisory board of ETS Solutions, and the Executive Advisory Council for the KSU Entrepreneurship Center. Kelly is a founder of a new organization called TEK, Technology Experts of Kennesaw. The goal of TEK is to bring local IT companies together and raise awareness of the IT ecosystem and talent in the Kennesaw area. She graduated from Radford University’s College of Business and Economics and is an alumnus from LaunchPad2X, the nation’s premier women’s entrepreneurship program.