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Marcel Office Chicago
Thomas Kelly

Chief Operating Officer

Tom Kelly

Tom has worked in digital marketing since he started his career over a decade ago, working across the project and account side of the business, harnessing teams of talented professionals to create outstanding digital products and experiences for clients ranging from Fortune 500 to startups. Originally from the west coast of Scotland, with a number of years spent in England before relocating to the US to lead the expansion of a British agency's global footprint. Tom is also an advisory board member for a tech startup as well as a mentor at 1871.

Outside of work, Tom is a passionate amateur photographer, car enthusiast and traveler.

Favorite Vacation Spot
Road tripping to the national parks out west
Favorite Beverage
Vieux Carre
Favorite TV Show
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Favorite Food Challenge
As a child on holiday I would challenge myself to eat at least one pizza per day... nutrition wasn't my strong suit
Hidden Talent
Played saxophone in my high school orchestra, won Scottish and British national championships and played in various spots around Europe
Weird Fact
Both my grandfathers were born in the 1890's and were 55 when they had my mother and father
Fun Fact
Grew up in a small town on the West Coast of Scotland and after graduating university moved to Cambridge in England before moving to Chicago in 2016
Something You Hate
Sand
Favorite Pastime
Photography
Favorite Restaurant
Mott Street
Favorite Michael McDonald Song
I Keep Forgettin'
Favorite Nicholas Cage Movie
Con Air
First Concert
Bruce Springsteen
Most Famous Celebrity Met
Stephen Hawking