Robert Kelley

Robert Kelley, PHR, CBP, CPM is an HR Benefit Consultant with the NC Office of State Human Resources, member of the administration team for the State of North Carolina Voluntary Insurance Plans and Sensible Savings Employee Financial Wellness Program. The State is one of the largest employers in NC, offering benefits to a diverse population of over 125,000 employees in State Agencies, UNC System Education Institutions, NC Community Colleges, and NC Charter Schools.

Over 25 years of experience in benefits, roles include Benefits Counselor at North Carolina State University and Benefits Analyst with the North Carolina State Retirement System at N.C. Department of State Treasurer. Education includes an associate degree in Information Systems and a bachelor’s degree in Consumer Affairs, minoring in Speech Communications.

Robert keeps abreast and involved in the Human Resources, Employee Benefits, and Public Speaking stage as Board Member of State and Local Government Benefits Association (SALGBA), holding memberships in the NC Chapter of the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (NC IPMA), Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), Raleigh Metro SHRM (RMSHRM), and the International Foundation of Employee Benefits Plans (IFEBP). Professional designations include, Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Certified Benefits Professional (CBP), and Certified Public Manager (CPM). When Robert is not traveling to speak at HR industry conferences, his wife and he enjoys traveling the Carolinas coast and mountains.