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Kelly Elliott

Kelly Elliott

Acting Chief Human Capital Officer

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Ms. Kelly Elliott leads human capital practices for the 18,000 NASA employees exploring deep space, putting humans on the Moon and Mars, protecting our planet, and developing safer, faster, energy-efficient civil aircraft.

Prior to becoming acting CHCO, Elliott was an executive in NASA's agencywide Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer where she was responsible for the formulation and execution of the $160 million human capital budget; the human capital information technology portfolio; monitoring and assessing the effectiveness of NASA's human capital program; and partnering with NASA leaders to implement strategic solutions to the agency's most pressing workforce challenges. Elliott also served as human resources manager and deputy director of human resources at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.

Before joining NASA, Ms. Elliott spent 15 years in industry focusing on organizational change in the areas of auditing and acquisition, transformation, management consulting, and technology development. Ms. Elliott has a bachelor's in business administration from Texas A&M University and a Master of Business Administration from University of Houston - Clear Lake.

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