Kelly Hammond is the Director of Alumni Relations at the University at Albany’s Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy. Kelly is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island with a BA in Communication Studies. Prior to coming to Rockefeller College, Kelly worked in events at the Albany Medical Center Foundation as the Coordinator of Signature Events, as well as with Katie O’ Weddings & Events as a Senior Coordinator. Kelly’s experiences prior to Albany Med and Katie O’ Weddings & Events include working in the radio industry and in higher education event management.
As the Director of Alumni Relations, Kelly connects with alumni across the country (and beyond), keeping them connected with what’s happening at the college. She also manages the Alumni in the Classroom initiative, bringing some of our most prestigious alums into the classroom to connect with our current students. Most significantly, Kelly plans and executes all of our alumni networking events, the majority of which take place in Albany, New York City, and Washington D.C.