Kelli Dunaway

Kelli Dunaway is a suburban mom, global professional, political activist, former candidate for U.S. Congress, and your host of “Turn Left Here”

Kelli is mom to Bella and Liam all the time, though on duty only half the time.

By day, Kelli directs learning & development for a large international law firm. In this role, Kelli is the architect of firm wide programs and policies. With a keen interest in innovating law firms, Kelli’s creative solutions address not only the issues within the current model, but also help steer the industry toward the next model.

A grassroots organizer at heart, Kelli spends her free time entangled in Missouri politics. She advises and supports political candidates and issues campaigns. Through her work as a candidate for Congress in Missouri’s 2nd Congressional District, a field organizer in several states for President Obama's 2008 campaign, and other issue and candidate campaigns, as well as her service as an elected delegate to the California Democratic Party, Kelli has substantial experience in fundraising, messaging, organization, and strategy, and always has an opinion.

Kelli is a Fellow with the Truman National Security Project, a founding director of the St. Louis Chapter of the New Leaders Council, and a member of the California Bar. Kelli received her J.D. from UCLA and her B.A. in History from Southern Illinois University.