Kelli Bonner was promoted to Assistant Director of Marketing and Promotions in July 2019 after spending two years at Lynn as the Athletics Marketing Assistant. In her role, she develops and executes marketing strategies for the athletic department, focusing on student engagement and in-game promotions.
A double graduate of Wingate University, Bonner spent the previous two years serving in multiple graduate assistant, intern and coordinator roles within the Bulldogs' athletic department. Here she planned and oversaw Bulldog Club Events as the Athletic Foundation Event Coordinator while also working home athletic events as a Sports Marketing and Promotions Intern.
She has additional experience in community relations, interning with the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League in the summer of 2016. Bonner also interned with Special Olympics Project Unify, organizing and leading Special Olympics North Carolina event operations.
Bonner earned a Master of Arts in Sports Management degree in 2017 from Wingate, boasting a 4.0 GPA.
A four-year scholarship student-athlete on the women's basketball team, Bonner completed her Bachelor of Science degree at Wingate in 2015 as a sport management major. During her time as a Bulldog, Bonner was a seven-time Dean's List recipient with President's List honors one semester. As a senior, Bonner served as team captain on the basketball squad, was an Academic All-America nominee and was honored as the Wingate University Homecoming Queen.
A native of Yadkinville, N.C., Bonner currently resides in Delray Beach with her rescue pup, Melo.