Kelly  Aughtman
Standing: Senior
Major: Management and Marketing
Concentration: Professional Sales
Hometown: Birmingham, AL

Before college, Kelly was a competitive Latin and Ballroom dancer, Special Equestrians volunteer, and valedictorian of Everest Academy. At Samford she became a Samford Gives Back Leader, a Fellows’ Great Ideas Summer Institute Preceptor, and an avid study abroad student in three countries all before her junior year. Her more recent positions include Vice President of Samford’s disability rights organization as well as member of the Brock School of Business’ Dean’s Student Advisory Council. A 2020 finalist in the AT&T B2B but also the Intuit National Sales Competition, she was in the top 7% of Intuit sales intern applicants selected in the United States for summer 2021 and gained on-the-job experience working with customers. Following her December 2021 graduation from the Brock School of Business with Omicron Delta Kappa and Beta Gamma Sigma business honors, Kelly is pursuing a career in either marketing or sales where she can utilize empathy to connect with clients and help others help themselves.