Cindy Kelley was promoted to Vice President on August 8, 2011, after spending 13 seasons as Director of Human Resources. She oversees this area for the Seahawks, Sounders FC and First & Goal, Inc. Entering her 32nd year with the organization, she began her career in 1983 in the finance department before managing the daily operation of the Kirkland office facility in the 1990s. Kelley is responsible for developing and establishing policies and objectives for all phases of human resources and administration functions in accordance with objectives of organization including: policies and procedures, recruiting, benefits, compliance, training, compensation, labor relations, employee relations/services, performance management, safety and strategic planning. She also oversees corporate hospitality, security and the facilities. Born in Wichita, Kansas, she is a graduate of Interlake High in Bellevue and earned her degree in communications from Washington State.