From 2008-2011, Mr. Kelly was a Contributor at NameSmash.com and served as a Marketing Consultant at .LA for one year in 2010. He has been a Marketing Consultant at Minds+Machines (2009), Iron Mountain (2009), ICANN (2009). At Marksmen, Inc. he served as an International Acquisitions Analyst from 2006-2008, where he worked with Fortune 500 client base, provided branding assistance and managed IP issues regarding sale and transfer of trademarks and patents. Mr. Hardy was a Contributing Writer at L.A. Record for 2 years. He has also been the Program Director of Cultural Arts at Rio Hondo College (2003-2005) and a contributing writer at O.C. Weekly (2000-2002).
Mr. Kelly holds a B.A. in Modern American Culture and Expression from Whittier College.