Rob Kelly serves as the founding President & CEO of the FORCLT. In this role, Rob is the primary directional leader of Movement Day Charlotte, the lead author of the Charlotte State of the City Report and architect of the FORCLT network platform. Prior to this, Rob served 13 years as a pastor, along with numerous other leadership positions, including co-founding CLT/ONE and lecturing at Gordon-Conwell Seminary. Rob is a graduate of the University of Washington and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary-Charlotte. Rob is married to Ani, and they are the proud parents of Addison and RJ.
Rob is a regular speaker at churches, conferences, seminaries, ministries, and civic organization, both in Charlotte and around the globe. He is comfortable preaching in front of large congregations, lecturing in a classroom setting, or facilitating small group strategy sessions with church and ministry leaders in front of a white board. To request Rob for a speaking engagement, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the event date and description, and someone will follow up with you on details.