Kelle joined Corporate Accountability International more than two decades ago, serving as director of international outreach, campaign director, development director, and executive director prior to becoming president in 2015. Under her leadership, Corporate Accountability International has helped move General Electric out of the nuclear weapons business and secure the World Health Organization's global tobacco treaty, the world's first corporate accountability treaty. In addition, Kelle has overseen the launch of the campaigns to Challenge Corporate Control of Water and Challenge Corporate Abuse of Our Food. Kelle began her social change career by teaching math in the Central African Republic with the Peace Corps and working to empower homeless youth in Seattle. She holds degrees in French, Philosophy, and Mathematics from Seattle University.