Kelly Massey joined The Florida SBDC at the University of West Florida in 2014. As Regional Massey oversees the operations of SBDC offices located in Pensacola, Fort Walton Beach, and Panama City serving ten counties in the Florida panhandle. He was previously the Center Director for the Henderson State University – SBDC located in Arkansas. He was employed there for six years.
In 2012, he was awarded the National Small Business Administration Counselor of the Year for SBDCs at National Small Business Week in Washington, DC. He is a Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP), a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), and a Certified Business Advisor (CBA).
Massey has a Master’s degree in Business Administration. His prior twelve years of experience were in the human resources management field working for large manufacturing companies such as Georgia-Pacific, International Paper Company, and Stant Manufacturing, Inc.