Eric Kelly has a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from Florida State University and a Master of Organizational Management from Florida Atlantic University. In the final semester of a second master’s degree in Ministry Studies at Moody Theological Seminary, Kelly is also in the last year of completing a Doctor of Education degree from the University of Southern California.

He is the President of Quantum Foundation—a West Palm Beach-based health corporation that manages a $155 million investment portfolio. As President, Eric is responsible for formulating strategy to deploy a multi-million dollar grant portfolio of funds annually to qualified organizations in Palm Beach County to improve community and health outcomes. He is a corporate officer of the foundation and manages the governing affairs of the corporation with the Board of Directors; and oversees all administrative duties. Eric works across the private, not-for-profit, and public sectors to ensure community improvement initiatives are sustainable and offer systemic solutions. Eric often challenges the historical philanthropic assumption of “doing charity” in an effort to create effective drivers for equitable change.

Eric is a past executive committee member of Florida Philanthropic Network, a statewide association of private, corporate, and family foundations, community foundations and public charities who hold $6.5 billion in assets and collectively invest over $430 million annually to communities around the state of Florida. He is also a past executive committee member of Philanthropy Southeast, a regional association of 340 grant-making foundations that represent 11 states in the American South and the U.S. Virgin Islands. He currently serves on the Board of the Economic Council of Palm Beach County, a non-partisan business organization that supports collaboration between the public and private sectors in the County as well as a director on the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County.

Eric lives in West Palm Beach with his wife of 25 years, Kirra. They have four children: Madison, Mason, Miles and Malachi.

The Kelly’s have two family dogs: Meadow and Madden.