Kelly Bonnell

Chief Operations Officer

Kelly brings expertise in process and strategic planning from a career dedicated to managing the organizational operations of scaling companies.

She was instrumental in the success of her family’s business, BGR, Inc. where she led the company’s strategic planning and growth efforts in her position as COO.  In this role, she focused on integrating the major functions of the business to execute annual strategic plans and achieve the company’s financial goals.

Kelly is currently a a member of Leadership Cincinnati Class 47. She was also a member of C-Change, Class 8 and WE Lead, Class 11 – all three leadership development programs offered by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. She was named one of Cincinnati’s Forty Under 40 by the Business Courier and winner of the 2018 Larry Grypp Rising Leader Award. 

Kelly is a graduate of the University of Dayton and Xavier University’s Williams College of Business.

Why Constellation

Kelly has a passion for entrepreneurship and joined Constellation because of the people, company culture, and continual growth of the company. She is dedicated to ensuring Constellation’s clients get the best experience. This means working to stay ahead of industry trends and always looking to make sure the tools and services the company provides are best-in-class.

What Drives Kelly

Kelly serves on several boards including the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Cincinnati, Main Street Ventures, the University of Cincinnati Goering Center for Family & Private Business, and The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s Ambassador Council. She also serves as Chair of the Marketing Committee at Constellation.

Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, Kelly enjoys living close to her family. On the weekends, Kelly and her husband Todd are usually trying to keep up with their two children and two dogs.