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David “Kelly” Phipps, J.D.


Kelly Phipps is the Advisor to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement, and Counsel and Special Assistant to the Board of Trustees at Messiah College.  Kelly also teaches Business Law and Communications courses, and advises Pre-Law students.  Prior to his current role, he served as Director of Development and Government Relations at Messiah.  In addition, he is an independent consultant to educational clients regarding issues in economic development, community planning,  strategic and master planning, project management, and development/fund-raising issues.  Kelly received his J.D. in Law from the University of Akron School of Law, and his M.A. in History (Ethics) from Ashland University/Seminary.