The BCA is pleased to announce Quinvarlio “Quin” Kelly is serving as a summer 2019 intern.
Quin is a 2018 graduate of Stillman College where he received a Bachelor of Arts in History. As a student, he served as president of the Student Government Association and was selected by his peers as “Man of the Year” in 2016.
Quin currently serves as a presidential fellow at Stillman College where he advises and assists the president in many duties including initiatives that foster higher admissions and retention rates.
Quin has interned with Walmart and Coco-Cola United while maintaining an active service record in his community. He is the director of music at Nineteenth Street Pentecostal Church and Plum Grove Baptist Church. He also serves as a board member for the Child Abuse Prevention Services of Tuscaloosa and on the executive board of the Tuscaloosa County Democratic Caucus.
He previously served as the director of communications for Northport Funeral and Cremation Service where he was the primary spokesperson and assists in marketing and public engagement.
Quin is a graduate of the 2019 Class of Leadership Tuscaloosa and will be attending the University of Alabama in the fall of 2019 to pursue a Master of Arts in Communications and Organizational Leadership. He is active in Phi Beta Lambda business fraternity and the 100 Black Men of West Alabama, Inc. He is the recent recipient of the Realizing the Dream Horizon Award which recognizes individuals who, in keeping with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s ideals of promoting social justice, peace and equality, are providing the type of vision, courage and leadership that seeks to improve the quality of life for all.
His passions are education, service, and ensuring all individuals are afforded the same opportunities. Kelly hopes to one day serve in public office and to work in government to achieve these goals.
“I am very excited and grateful to the BCA for this wonderful opportunity, especially to be surrounded by a talented and expert staff,” said Kelly. “I hope to continue to learn about what impacts business and the people of Alabama.”