Kelli Lay - #3

Jerrod Roberts

Brent and Kelli Lay have been a part of the Deer Creek Community since 2003.Kelli grew up in Hugo, Oklahoma. She attended the University of Oklahoma receiving both a bachelors degree in psychology and a masters degree in human relations. Kelli started her career with the Hertz Corporation. In 2017, Kelli, along with her business partners, founded Stella Nova Coffee. She has spent the last 16 years as senior vice president of Irish Companies currently specializing in college campus solutions and conflict resolution.

Kelli is married to Brent Lay. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University. Brent has worked at the Hertz Corporation for 24 years. They have two daughters, Avery (13) and Alice (8). In addition to her love for family and work, Kelli has a passion for community service. She has served the Deer Creek community as a PTO officer, Deer Creek Arts Council Treasurer, DCES auction, Hospitality Committee for PVES and DCIS, DCO basketball coach, Special Olympics, Adopt a Teacher and workroom volunteer at DCES and PVES. At Church of the Servant, Kelli has volunteered as Elementary Children's Worship Leader for 12 years. She also served on the Leadership Appointment Committee, Hannah’s Promise and Preschool VBS Director. In Oklahoma City, Kelli serves on the boards of Heartline, a non-profit suicide prevention outreach, and Citizens Caring for Children, a non-profit dedicated to serving local foster children.