Kurt Kelly is a proven conservative leader dedicated to faith, family and service.

A strong believer in our Constitution, Kurt is a tireless defender of the principles established by our founding fathers. He believes our freedoms are under attack and he is ready to stand up and be a champion in their defense.

Kurt Kelly is a proven conservative leader dedicated to faith, family and service.

A strong believer in our Constitution, Kurt is a tireless defender of the principles established by our founding fathers. He believes our freedoms are under attack and he is ready to stand up and be a champion in their defense.

Kurt has the right experience to be our conservative voice in the legislature. From 2007 to 2010, Kurt served as a member of the Florida House of Representatives, during that time he was a conservative outsider, before “conservative outsider” was popular, acting Chair of the House committee for Healthy Families dealing with child welfare, mental health, and health care issues.

Kurt also played major roles in the Republican Party, serving as Republican State Committeeman for Marion County, as well as on the State Republican leadership board. In 2016, Kurt was the Chairman of the Faith-based Committee for the Republican Party of Florida and was the Florida Chairman of the Faith-based Campaign for the Republican National Committee. In 2018, Governor Ron DeSantis asked Kurt to serve on his Health Care Transition Team.

Kurt has the right experience to be our conservative voice in the legislature. From 2007 to 2010, Kurt served as a member of the Florida House of Representatives, during that time he was a conservative outsider, before “conservative outsider” was popular, acting Chair of the House committee for Healthy Families dealing with child welfare, mental health, and health care issues.

Kurt also played major roles in the Republican Party, serving as Republican State Committeeman for Marion County, as well as on the State Republican leadership board. In 2016, Kurt was the Chairman of the Faith-based Committee for the Republican Party of Florida and was the Florida Chairman of the Faith-based Campaign for the Republican National Committee. In 2018, Governor Ron DeSantis asked Kurt to serve on his Health Care Transition Team.

Kurt Kelly has over 38 years of experience as a successful entrepreneur, business executive, public servant and child welfare leader. Kelly is the CEO and President of the Florida Coalition for Children, Florida’s largest and most respected child welfare organization with a membership over 90 child welfare organizations. Kurt is also the founder and owner of 3-D Background Screening, an Ocala based preemployment background check company.

Kurt Kelly holds a Masters Degree from the University of South Florida and a Bachelors of Science from Florida State University, as well as post graduate work at South Eastern Theological Baptist Seminary. Kurt has been married to Sally for 35 years and they have two children, Kala and Keenan. Kurt is a Native of Marion County.

Kurt Kelly has over 38 years of experience as a successful entrepreneur, business executive, public servant and child welfare leader. Kelly is the CEO and President of the Florida Coalition for Children, Florida’s largest and most respected child welfare organization with a membership over 90 child welfare organizations. Kurt is also the founder and owner of 3-D Background Screening, an Ocala based preemployment background check company.

Kurt Kelly holds a Masters Degree from the University of South Florida and a Bachelors of Science from Florida State University, as well as post graduate work at South Eastern Theological Baptist Seminary. Kurt has been married to Sally for 35 years and they have two children, Kala and Keenan. Kurt is a Native of Marion County.