SOE Award Recipient
2020 • Wholesale, Manufacturing & Global Trade •
“I am leary of giving advice as the journey is a personal one for each person. If I had taken the advice of people of around me, when I first started out, I would have never embarked on this journey. In my opinion, the most important thing is to soul search as to how you want to spend your life, what is important to you, and to build your end game around that.”
Kelley D'Angelo was raised in Ojai and graduated from Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo. She had a successful career in sales, marketing and management with telecommunications giant SBC / AT&T. Her tenacity and drive propelled her career over 12 years, from entry level sales to Executive of Marketing for AT&T and managing teams of over 100 employees.
When she retired from AT&T in 2001, Kelley became a marketing consultant while raising her two boys. A single mom since 2010, she raised her children while building Lark Ellen Farm, where she now lives and co-manages. Kelley prides herself on teaching her sons how to go after their dreams and to overcome life's hurdles with optimism.
In her free time Kelley enjoys, bike riding, walking and oil painting.