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Kelli Behrle

Project Coordinator
(573) 651-2287

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.


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Economic and Business Engagement Center
One University Plaza, MS 0130
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701