Kelli Bryant came to One Mission Society World Headquarters in September 2000 to work in the Advancement Department as an administrative assistant to the vice president of the department. In this capacity, Kelli was responsible for handling memorial gifts and assisting with direct mail letters to help raise funds to purchase property for churches, build churches and renovate seminary and church structures.
In January 2003, Kelli took up the position of Development Department office manager, adding the responsibilities of working with foundations, planning special events and meeting with missionaries on home assignment to her duties. Kelli transferred in September 2004 to donor records manager, where she serves today, processing donations and faith promises as well as assisting OMS constituents with their inquiries.
Kelli moved to Greenwood, Indiana, where the OMS headquarters is located, at the age of four. She graduated from Whiteland High School and then went on to get her bachelor of science degree in criminal justice with a minor in psychology from the University of Indianapolis. She did an internship at the Indianapolis Juvenile Correctional Facility in 1993. She then worked at Wheeler Mission Ministries from 1993–2000. Kelli served as a youth care specialist from 1993–1998 at Wheeler’s Christian group home for teenage girls. From 1998-2000, she worked as the operations supervisor at Wheeler’s shelter in downtown Indianapolis.