The Daniels Fund has announced that Margaret Kelly has been elected to serve on its board of directors.
The Daniels Fund, established by cable television pioneer Bill Daniels, is a private charitable foundation dedicated to making life better for the people of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming through its grants program, scholarship program and ethics initiative. Since inception in the year 2000, it has funded grants and scholarships totaling more than $761 million.
She retired as the chief executive officer of RE/MAX, LLC in 2015. As CEO, Kelly was responsible for the day-to-day operations and strategic direction at RE/MAX across North America and in more than 95 countries around the world. She is recognized by countless organizations for her exceptional leadership skills and commitment to community involvement, and for being an advocate for businesswomen around the globe.
In January 2010, Kelly was appointed to the board of directors of the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank – Denver Branch, and became chair in 2015.
Among numerous honors, the was named one of the Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Denver in 2013.
Kelly is always mindful of her humble roots, learning business basics in her family’s machine shop in Detroit. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Walsh College in Troy, Michigan. In 2006, she received an honorary Doctorate of Laws from her alma mater. The American Association of Community Colleges presented her with the Outstanding Alumni Award in 2005. She holds a Certified Residential Brokerage Manager (CRB) designation, conferred by the Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers.