About Kelly Berry

Kelly’s Professional Journey

Kelly Berry is a strategic leader, coach and podcaster with over 20 years of experience in business operations and marketing. Kelly currently serves as the Vice President of Operations at Fitness Revolution. She joined her husband, Nick Berry, there in 2013 and has been instrumental in co-creating The Fitness Business Alignment System™, a transformative business coaching method within the fitness industry. Her organizational talents have shone through the planning and execution of over 100 live events, ranging from group coaching meetings to premier national conferences. During her tenure, the company has been recognized with several awards:

  • 2015: #308 Franchise 500
  • 2014: #193 Franchise 500, #99 Fastest Growing Franchises, #5 Top New Franchises
  • 2013: Franchise Business Review: Top 100 Franchises for Veterans
  • 2013: American Business Awards: Best New Company of the Year, Bronze
  • 2013: American Business Awards: Best New Company of the Year, Silver

Fitness Revolution's philanthropic initiative, Revolution For A Cause, in which Kelly has had a leadership role has raised over $1.1 million for various charities.

And at Athletic Revolution (now merged with Fitness Revolution)

  • 2014: #296 Franchise 500,  #16 Top New Franchises
  • 2015: #273 Franchise 500

Strategic Leadership at Fitness Consulting Group

At both Fitness Revolution and parent company, Fitness Consulting Group, Kelly has led strategic initiatives that resulted in substantial productivity and client growth for the organizations. Kelly's role at Fitness Consulting Group further exemplified her ability to optimize operations and drive revenue growth across multiple businesses. During Kelly’s tenure at FCG, the organization was recognized for the following: 

  • 2015: #4276 of Inc 5000 fastest growing US companies
  • 2015: #14 Best Places to Work in Kentucky Award Winner
  • 2014: #2101 of Inc 5000 fastest growing US companies
  • 2014: #20 Best Places to Work in Kentucky, Small Businesses, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
  • 2013: Best New Company of the Year, Bronze
  • 2013: American Business Awards: Company of the Year – Business Services, Bronze
  • 2013 - #943 of Inc 5000 fastest growing US companies

Entrepreneurial Ventures: Entrepreneur's Edge

In 2022, Kelly Berry, along with Nick and co-founder Debbie Oster, leveraged their extensive experience in marketing and operations and started Entrepreneur's Edge to help small businesses that need marketing expertise. EE gives business owners access to critical services like a Fractional CMO, an Outsourced Marketing Department, and consulting services to enhance their Total Online Presence. These services are aimed at providing much-needed strategies to small business owners to effectively tackle their marketing challenges and grow their business.

Prior Roles and Business Development

In 2008, Kelly and her family opened Summer Classics Louisville. Her leadership helped the showroom become one of the most successful in the country, showcasing luxury outdoor furniture.

Kelly began her professional journey in 2003 at Backyard Essentials by Pools Plus, part of her family’s business. She progressed from Director of Marketing to Director of Operations, contributing to the company’s expansion from one to three locations and achieving over $5M in annual revenue.

Education and Professional Development

Kelly holds a BA in Marketing and Advertising from Western Kentucky University and an MBA from Bellarmine University. Those degrees have laid a strong foundation in strategic planning and business management. As a graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses along with a professional certification in leadership from the Center for Creative Leadership, have helped her build her comprehensive skill set in leading teams and driving business success.

Personal Passions and Volunteering

Kelly loves to travel, having explored numerous destinations and countries, gaining global perspectives that enrich both her professional and personal life.

Kelly is passionate about health and wellness, actively participating in ultra-running, mountain biking, and triathlon. 

Her dedication to community service is evident through her years of volunteer work and her leadership in organizing significant fundraising events, demonstrating her commitment to making a positive impact in both her community and beyond. Kelly has been instrumental in organizing events for CASA of the Heartland, The Backyard Classic, Lolo’s Run and The Crossing for Cystic Fibrosis.

Kelly also has a passion for cultivating community and connecting with like-minded women. In 2024, Kelly helped to launch the FemCity Jupiter chapter, a networking organization for women launching, growing and up-leveling in business, and is serving as the group’s Vice President. 

Living Authentically

Kelly Berry isn't just about leading businesses to success; she's about living a life full of rich experiences, continuous learning, and genuine connections. Kelly and Nick, along with their daughter Vivienne, enjoy living, learning and exploring in the Florida sunshine together.

More About Kelly:

  • Favorite Books: Mindset by Carol Dweck, Into Thin Air, Jon Krakauer 
  • Favorite Food: Sushi, or nachos…or - this could be a long list:)
  • Favorite drink: A margarita. Also a big craft beer fan.
  • Bucket-list item: Climb Everest
  • Favorite thing to do on the weekend: Visit a Farmer’s Market
  • Hobbies: Cooking, being near the water, planning an event or trip
  • Favorite travel destination: Florence, Italy


  • Full Name is Kelly Elizabeth Berry
  • Born June 4, 1981 in Louisville, KY
  • Grew up in Elizabethtown, Kentucky and graduated from Elizabethtown High School in 1999.
  • Was a member of Chi Omega at Western Kentucky University where served on the Panhellenic Council as Recruitment Director and was a nominee for Greek Woman of the Year in 2003.
  • Kelly is married to Nick Berry. She and Nick have been married since 2007, and been business partners since 2013. They have one daughter, Vivienne Berry.

Kelly Berry Images

Kelly Berry with Nick Berry at EFPS in Indianapolis

Kelly Berry with Nick Berry at EFPS in Indianapolis

Kelly Berry and the FemCity Jupiter Board

Kelly Berry and the FemCity Jupiter Board

Kelly Berry presenting at the FR Convention

Kelly Berry presenting at the FR Convention

Kelly Berry and Lindsay Vastola

Kelly Berry and Lindsay Vastola

Kelly Berry at EFPS in Louisville

Kelly Berry at EFPS in Louisville

Kelly Berry at a FemCity event in Jupiter

Kelly Berry at a FemCity Jupiter event

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