Kelly Pumroy, Ed.D.

Kelly has worked as a human resource (HR) professional in the federal government for over 20 years and has also served as an adjunct faculty member in a Leadership and Learning master’s program. She has experience in every aspect of HR and has spent the last five years focused on employee engagement. Through this work, Kelly has had the opportunity to help others feel more connected and empowered, and to positively impact organizational culturework she is immensely passionate about. Through these efforts, Kelly learned about leadership coaching, which immediately ignited a passion and inspired her to pursue and complete her own coaching certification. She loves supporting others on their learning journey and views coaching as a way to use her strengths and passion to help others reach their highest potential. As a military spouse, working mom, and lifelong learner, Kelly can’t wait to share her passion for coaching and support her clients on their journey.

Coaching Approach and Style


Kelly’s approach to coaching is positive, supportive, and empowering. Kelly helps her clients grow as they reflect, discover, and explore topics important to them. Kelly believes in the strength of self-awareness and reflection and brings an open heart and curious mind to each of her coaching sessions.

Relevant Experience


Kelly has spent much of her life supporting the career development, educational journey, and well-being paths of others. As a senior member of her organization, active and involved military spouse, and educator, Kelly brings a wealth of relevant experience to coaching.



Kelly holds a Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) in Human and Organizational Learning from George Washington University. 



Kelly completed George Mason University’s ICF-accredited Coaching for Organizational Well-Being program and is currently working toward her Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential.