About Kelli

 If you are looking for a leader who typifies a balance among leadership, teamwork, and proven performance, then it would be hard to find a more accommodating leader than Kelli Pettigrew. She is a decisive leader. She is an excellent coach/mentor. She is a proven performer and team player.  Kelli demands and delivers results.  Kelli displays intelligent business acumen, innovative strategic thought process, inspirational mentoring and leadership abilities and imaginative problem solving capabilities.


Proven, high-energy, executive sales & marketing professional and strategist with 25 years of experience in Strategic Account Sales, Marketing, Product Management, and Revenue Generation. Results-oriented achiever who thrives in challenging, fast paced environments. Experience in starting, growing, and managing businesses and leading talented business teams to develop and implement a strategic plan that generates revenue. Four times recognized for building INC Magazine's Top 5000 Fastest Growing Companies. Specialty areas of focus include digital & interactive marketing, traditional marketing and revenue plan development and execution.

Kelli Pettigrew - Proven Leader

Founder & CEO

Vice President of Indiana's fastest growing real estate brokerage, RE/MAX Complete, Kelli now spends her time supporting the efforts of 19 agents, managing the office, marketing and growing business with broker/owner Jeffrey Cummings.  She performs support for the Jeff Cummings Team also, #3 team in the state of IN and a top25 performing agent.


Founder and former owner of an INC Magazines Top 5000 Fastest Growing Companies and digital agency in Indianapolis, Kelli led her team to win a national Addy award prior to joining LEAP Agency in 2014, where she grew that business 26% YOY.

Kelli wastapped by the Dayton Business Journal to serve as one of 50 women mentors in the National Women's Mentoring Day event and was also recognized in 2015 by the Cincinnati American Advertising Federation in their “Salute to Suits” awards as a top digital agency professional and most recently led LEAP to achieve #4 status on the Cincinnati Business Journal’s Top List of Web  Development Firms in the greater Cincinnati area.  Kelli has been recognized by the National Association of Professional Women 2012 Woman of the Year, Diversity Magazines Top 1000 Women-owned businesses, and the State of Indiana Top 40 Companies to Watch award and a Techpoint MIRA award finalist. 


Kelli has experience starting, running and leading organizations from $5Mil in sales to $100Mil.  Additionally, her strategic account and Fortune 500 expertise make her a great blend of entrepreneurial spirit and big company experience having held leadership roles up to $6B in sales. 

Kelli holds 11 Presidents Club Awards, 4 Top Achievement Awards and a Consistent Achievement Award for Excellence.  She serves on the executive committee of the Cincinnati AAF.  She also serves on the board of directors for the Cell Therapy Foundation, along with celebrity spokesperson, Dick Van Dyke.

She is a part-time blogger to mentor other women in leadership and a part-time speaker for such groups as the Cincinnati American Marketing Association and the Rotary Club.

Kelli Pettigrew - Family-driven

Dedicated Wife, Mother & Daughter

Kelli is a dedicated wife to husband, Jeff and an avid motorcycle and boating enthusiast.  She can frequently be found on weekends coaching a basketball team, boating on a TN lake or riding the road appreciating the beauty that God has made in our surroundings.  


A mother of five, ranging from 33 to 11 years old, Kelli is a proficient short order cook, picker-upper and home decor enthusiast.


 Kelli is daughter to Kelly and Connie Malcolm of Centerville, OH - two devoted retired law-enforcement professionals so service is part of her family legacy and with two parents who carried guns for a living, she learned how to behave--quick!   


In 2013, Kelli sold her business to care for her dad and mom who were challenged with some health issues at the time and assisted her father in caring for her mother with Alzheimers until she passed away in 2018.  

Kelli Pettigrew - Philanthropist

Board Member

Cell Therapy Foundation

In 2007, Kelli met Dr. Keith L. March, a world-renowned expert in the field of adult stem cell research and was introduced to The Cell Therapy Foundation.  Kelli was working on the board of The People's Burn Foundation at that time, but relinquished her position to dedicate her spare time to creating awareness and advancing research for adult stem cell therapies.  As head of marketing for CTF, Kelli was privileged to work with the legendary Dick Van Dyke, the celebrity spokesperson and brand enthusiast for CTF.  


Kelli's interest in adult stem cell research has led her to engage with some of the world's best and brightest minds in stem cell research and has taken her from east to west coast and Europe to work tirelessly on behalf of this organization.  Want to know more?  Interested in donating?  Visit www.celltherapyfoundation.org for more information.  


Kelli also serves on the executive board of the Cincinnati American Advertising Federation and is Vice-Chairman of the Addy Awards.  She has served on the People's Burn Foundation marketing committee and also teaches preschool bible  class at Catalyst Church and has hosted a weekly women's bible study group.  In addition, Kelli manages the relationship with the Hamilton Southeast Schools Foundation partnership as 2019-2020 official Teacher Appreciation sponsor, supporting 1500 teachers locally.

Ready to leave a mark? Contact me at 765.623.0251

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409 Winding Way

Anderson, IN 46011


Kelli Pettigrew

Proven Business Coach - Sales, Brand & Marketing

Indianapolis, IN 




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