Kelli Waggoner, Managing Partner
Kelli was a founding partner of KWK Management Group in 1992. She began her 37-year career in governmental affairs as deputy legislative liaison and assistant to Indiana Governor Robert D. Orr, with jurisdiction over Health and Human Services. Kelli was the governor’s liaison with the Indiana State Senate and adviser on healthcare services, in addition to serving as a contact for other state agencies.
In 1989, Kelli joined Krieg DeVault Alexander & Capehart, where she played an instrumental role in building their health policy group and supervised day-to-day legislative activities for the firm’s clients. She also developed curriculum and conducted training sessions in legislative and management issues.
Kelli received her BS in Political Science from Ball State University and her Masters Degree in Public Affairs from Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs. She and her husband Jeff live in Brownsburg, where she serves as a member of the Hendricks Regional Health Board of Trustees.
Grant Waggoner, Associate
Growing up in a politically involved family, Grant comes by his passion for government naturally. In 2012, he worked as an intern for Hallowell Consulting, managing donor outreach and organizing fundraising events for Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson’s general election campaign. While serving as a liaison between the consulting firm and campaign, Grant also worked extensively with Sec. Lawson’s advance team.
Following graduation in 2014, Grant worked in business development roles for BSN Sports in Indianapolis and UPS in Chicago before returning home to assume an Associate role with KWK.
Grant is a graduate of Indiana University Bloomington with a BS in Political Science. During his time in Bloomington he served on his fraternity’s fundraising team for IU Dance Marathon, raising money for Riley Children’s Hospital. Grant is a member of the Governmental Affairs Society of Indiana (GASI), Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana and a graduate of the Indiana Leadership Forum.