Kelly Patton, Business Development and Marketing Manager, joined Spirit Environmental in October 2018. Kelly actively and creatively manages all business development and marketing efforts to keep Spirit on the forefront of clients’ minds. She oversees all conferences, events, and marketing activities and coordinates and creates all internal and external marketing materials to ensure Spirit’s visibility. Despite being raised in the land of the Longhorns, Kelly found her collegiate home at Texas A&M University in College Station where she earned a BS in Agricultural Science in 2011.

Kelly started her career in right of way as the Regional Coordinator for Paragon Partners in Houston, TX and became a member of the IRWA in 2015. She joined Chapter 8’s Young Professional Group and quickly accepted the position of Social Media Chair. In 2017, she became Co-Chair of the group and later moved on to the Chair position, which she has held until present day. Kelly continues to be active in the following committees: Dan Ewing Memorial Golf Tournament, Region 2 College Station Young Professional Networking Event, the Oil & Gas Symposium, and the Chapter 8 Communications Committee, where she created the newsletter that is dispersed today. Kelly is currently beginning her three-year term as the Right of Way Education Foundation Young Professional Board of Trustee Member.