Kelli Behrle is a Project Coordinator for the Economic and Business Engagement
Center. Her current focus and responsibilities are: developing primary research tools;
assisting with grant writing and regional entrepreneurship assessment strategy development
across Missouri; and providing secondary research to chambers, economic developers,
and Regional Planning Commissions. Prior to joining Southeast, she worked as a Senior
Development Manager for the American Cancer Society for six years. During that time,
she managed a team of volunteers and partnered with corporate financial supporters
to develop fundraising goals and implement strategy.
Kelli received a Bachelor of Science degree from Southeast Missouri State University.
She enjoys volunteering and is especially passionate about the United Way’s Read To
Succeed program. Kelli enjoys staying active outdoors and spending as much time possible
with her husband Avery and son Asher.