Maria Kelly has been CEO of Limerick Chamber since 2005. Maria’s focus as CEO is to drive the strategic development of the Chamber and ensure member’s interests are represented at a regional and national level.
Prior to joining the Chamber, Maria was Head of Marketing with Chorus (now UPC) and was responsible for developing and managing the company’s marketing strategy as well as managing the company rebrand in 2000 and the roll-out of new digital, telephone and broadband services. Maria also worked with Murray Consultants in Dublin, in both the corporate PR and event management departments of the business.
Maria is a board member of the Limerick Market Trustees, a business representative on the Limerick City Development Board and sits of the Advisory Committee of the Hartnett Enterprise Acceleration Centre at Limerick Institute of Technology.
Maria holds a MBS in International Entrepreneurship and a MA in International studies from the University of Limerick and a BA in Communications and English Literature from Mercyhurst University in the United States.