Brady R. Kelley has served as WSIA’s Executive Director since August 2017, and was previously NAPSLO's Executive Director since September 2011. As Executive Director, Brady is responsible for the overall management of the Association’s staff activities, services to members and business operations.
Prior to joining WSIA Brady was the Chief Financial and Business Strategy Officer for the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) with oversight of the NAIC Finance Division, Products and Services Division, Technical Services Division and the NAIC Financial Regulation Standards and Accreditation Program. In this role, Brady was responsible for all financial management and reporting, business strategy, risk management and compliance activities. During his 13 years with the NAIC, Brady also served as the Director of Financial Services. His previous positions include Senior Vice President of Finance for the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and Senior Accountant in the Kansas City office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
A graduate of the University of Missouri–Columbia, Brady received a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the College of Business and Public Administration. He also completed the Mini-MBA Program from Kansas University and Wichita State University. Brady received the designation of Certified Public Accountant in November 1995 and has been a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants. Brady is a member of the American Society of Association Executives.
Brady’s volunteer activities include serving as a member of the Audit and Finance Committee appointed by the Liberty Public Schools Board of Education since 2008, serving as the Committee’s Chairman in 2008, and as a business consultant for Junior Achievement of Middle America. Brady and his wife, Haylee, live in Kansas City, Missouri, with their two daughters, Riley and Colby.