Kelly R. Cordova is the Chief of Staff to the President of Virginia Wesleyan University in Virginia Beach, VA. Before arriving at VWU in 2015, she was the Manager of International Programs at Operation Smile, Inc., an international medical/surgical organization. She earned her bachelor's degree in mass communications from Virginia Commonwealth University and her Master of Business Administration from VWU. She lives with her young family in Virginia Beach, where they enjoy spending time in the city's beautiful parks and waterways.