Kimberly Nash Kelly
Project Management Director
Kimberly Kelly joined CURE in April of 2014 as Project Management Director, bringing to The Commons her biotech experience in research, facilities, project management and environmental health and safety (EHS). Ms. Kelly is a veteran of this world, having a 17-year history with start-ups. She is especially talented at creating effective, high performing team environments and delivering on team goals.
Prior to joining CURE, Ms. Kelly was Associate Director of Operations at Melinta Therapeutics (formerly Rib-X Pharmaceuticals) and was instrumental in driving the companies’ operational activities. Ms. Kelly held various roles at Melinta with increasing responsibilities in the areas of, project management, EHS, laboratory management, contractor and vendor management, managing facility improvements and the associated budgets.
Kim previously worked at Worldwide Clinical Trials (formerly CEDRA) where she held project management and supervisory roles. She developed the sample control department which under her leadership became both a profitable entity and draw for potential clients.
She holds a Bachelors of Science from University of Rhode Island. Kim is a member of the Leadership of Eastern Connecticut Program Class of 2017.