Faces of KNOW: Kelley Williams

Kelley Williams is the third generation of her family in the business following in her grandfather and uncles footsteps, and 2019 KNOW St. Pete Featuree.

The private club industry is in Kelley’s blood. She has been working in the private club industry for 19 years. Kelley made the journey from Greenville, South Carolina to join the Carlouel family in 2012 as the Clubhouse Manager.

Carlouel Beach & Yacht Club is a unique private club located on north Clearwater Beach. After an extensive nationwide search, Kelley was named the General Manager/COO of Carlouel Beach & Yacht Club in March 2018. She is extremely passionate about Carlouel and exudes enthusiasm for the Club, the members, and her team. Carlouel has become her family.

Kelley is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a degree in Hotels, Restaurants, and Tourism with a Specialization in Club Management. She is currently attending the University of Central Florida for her Master’s in Hospitality. In her free time, Kelley travels the globe exploring other cultures and seeking out adrenaline high activities.

We asked Kelley to share FOUR FUN FACTS about herself in order to get to KNOW her better:

1. I travel to a different country every year.  This year I am going to South Africa–my 16th country in 10 years.
2. I am an adrenaline junkie.  I have 450 jumps out of a plane.  In New Zealand, I bungee jumped, went hang gliding, and paraglided.
3. One of my goals is to visit every continent.
4. I can fly a plane solo.

Kelley can be found on page 46 of KNOW St. Pete | Clearwater Volume One.