Shannon Kelly


  • Consultant, National Demographic Corporation, 2020 – present
  • Mission Heights Ltd (Family Business), President, 2017 – Present
  • Farmers Insurance / 21st Century Insurance, Head of Product Management, 2015 to 2017
  • Farmers Insurance / 21st Century Insurance, Vice President, 2008 to 2017
  • Progressive insurance, Product manager, 2003 to 2008
  • McKinsey & Company, Engagement Manager, 1996 to 2002


  • Harvard University, Master of Public Policy, 1996
  • Claremont McKenna College, Bachelor of Arts in Government, 1992
    (Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude)

Board Positions / Community Service

  • Southern California Rental Housing Association, Board Member, Executive Committee
  • Southern California Rental Housing Association, Legislative Committee Chair
  • Francis Parker School – Board Finance Committee (Past Member)
  • Girl Scouts San Diego-Imperial Council, Board of Directors (Past Member)
  • Farmers Insurance Exchange Board (Past Member)
  • Hawaii Insurer’s Council, Board of Directors, Board Chair and Vice Chair (Past Member)
  • Hawaii Insurance Guaranty Association Board of Directors, Secretary (Past Member)
  • Rose Institute of State and Local Government, Board of Governors (Past Member)
  • Boy Scout Troop 474 – Volunteer of the Year 2017-2018
  • Karate Heroes Dojo – 2015 Parent of the Year

Community Service Projects

  • Warrior Foundation-Freedom Station: core member of the volunteer team to help organization provide transitional housing and programs for ill and injured veterans and members of the military.
  • Led Girl Scout Palomar Task Force: completed full business analysis of the property portfolio for Girl Scouts San Diego, leading to a plan to sell underutilized property on Palomar Mountain
  • Led Girl Scout Property Committee: helped develop a comprehensive plan to address deferred maintenance issues at all Girl Scout properties (both urban and mountain camp properties).  Work included developing a regular future property maintenance plan
  • Led Girl Scout review of South Bay facilities: completed a full business analysis to evaluate a potential option to open a Service Center in the South Bay community of San Diego
  • Chair annual Angel Tree program for First United Methodist Church San Diego: resulting in the donation and in-home distribution of over 750 gifts to needy children in 2017 – 2020

Districting / Redistricting Projects

  1. Carlsbad
  2. Encinitas
  3. Upper San Gabriel Valley Water District