Kelly Deardorff, RRP, is the Vice President of Resort Operations for North America for RCI. Kelly joined RCI in 1982 and has spent much of the last 30+ years in various leadership roles within the business. In her current role, Kelly applies her extensive experience in the areas of operations management, process improvement, and leadership & development. She leads a team of over 40 associates who are responsible for providing operational service and support to over 2000 RCI affiliated resorts in North American and the Caribbean. She is also responsible for process improvements efforts, creating global efficiencies, and driving revenue through the development of new initiatives. In 2007 Kelly launched Wyndham’s Women on their Way at RCI’s Indianapolis site, which is a women’s networking and professional development group. In addition, she has led various global projects and has been recognized for her service excellence. Kelly has also had the opportunity to speak on various panels about diversity and women’s leadership and is passionate about mentoring other women business associates. Kelly holds a B.S degree in Management from Indiana Wesleyan University. She is a lifelong Hoosier but enjoys traveling and exploring new cities. In her leisure time Kelly looks forward to spending time with family, reading, experiencing new local restaurants, and participating in volunteer events for various causes such as Dress for Success, The Julian Center, and Special Olympics.