Kelsey has worked with children and families involved in the child welfare system in many capacities for several years. Her previous experiences include case management for child abuse and neglect cases as well as adoption recruiting in order to locate adoptive homes for youth in need of permanency. 

She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in both Criminal Justice and Psychology from Midland University in 2015. She received a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2022 and is a practicing mental health therapist.

She began working at Omni in 2018 as a Foster Care Specialist. She also has worked in the Substitute Care Department with Omni as well. In both positions, her role was to provide support to the individuals placed in the foster and substitute care homes to maintain stability. Kelsey transitioned to the role of Foster Care Supervisor in 2020 and shortly after, she moved into the position of Director of Foster Care Placement Services. In her leadership roles at Omni, her focus has been on providing an inclusive and innovative atmosphere that successfully provides services to youth and families in foster care with very complex needs. She also serves as the secretary of the Nebraska chapter of the Family Focused Treatment Association.