Born and raised in California, Kelly Fordham knew that animals would always play a special role in her life. Growing up she had a dog, horses, goats, and cared for cats at her horse's barn. Weekends were spent riding her horses through the apple orchards of her hometown. Kelly majored in graphic and fine art while attending college in California. After graduating she worked as Continuous Improvement Coordinator and Facilitator for SSi-TDK, a large integrated circuit company in Santa Cruz. She formed and managed teams within the company to find solutions to procedural and financial problems in their respective departments at the company.
Looking for warmer weather and to live within walking distance to the ocean, she moved to Ormond Beach in 1998. She couldn’t imagine living or working anywhere else. She finds helping our clients overcome obstacles tremendously rewarding and is touched that our clients love their pets so much.
When Kelly isn’t managing the hospital, you can find her in painting pet portraits in her art studio. Many of her dog portraits can be found on the walls throughout the hospital. She also shows her work at Arts On Granada, a gallery in Ormond Beach. She is grateful that she is combining two things she loves – animals and art!
When she isn't painting, she enjoys hanging out with her black lab, Woody or getting out in nature with friends, paddleboarding, hiking an biking and exploring all that Florida has to offer.