Kelly Ashton Bradley
An award-winning entrepreneur and certified brand strategist, Kelly helps purpose-driven companies creatively develop their brand DNA, understand their customers and align their team so they can serve with passion, amplify impact, and accelerate growth.
Kelly is marketing director for Hammond Iles Companies. She is known for bringing BIG ideas to life. Kelly has masterminded brand transformations in hard-to-market industries, led corporate rebranding, founded and sold multiple startups, and designed over 1,300 event experiences and educational seminars. In 2014 Kelly founded Brand-Labs™ marketing transformation workshops to teach entrepreneurs and startups how to tell their story and build brands people want to do business with.
Kelly began her career in advertising agencies transitioning to in-house marketing in the importing, retail, hospitality and financial industries. She has created remarkable brand experiences for small companies and international brands, including United Technologies, VMware, Hartford Steam Boiler, and Crabtree and Evelyn.
Kelly lives in Connecticut with her family, two love-seeking dachshunds and Waffles, the basset hound. Kelly bikes to work, and is an avid skier and kayaker. Occasionally she and her husband escape together to enjoy British car rallies.