Kelli currently serves as a Vice President in the office leasing division. She has leased office space and has extensive market knowledge in several Houston submarkets, including the CBD, West Loop / Galleria, Energy Corridor, Northwest Houston and Katy. Additionally, she has been actively involved in creating, organizing and executing marketing plans for each project.


Since joining Transwestern in 2007, Kelli has specialized in agency leasing. She has worked on office deals of all sizes as either the lead broker or as part of the team. During her tenure at Transwestern, her clients have included Brookfield Properties, Griffin Partners, Regent Properties, Hicks Ventures, TIER REIT, Behringer Harvard, CBRE Global Investors, NewQuest Properties, Equastone, Chase Merritt and Keppel Houston Group.
Some of her key deals include:
  • Energy XXI:  164,632 SF ’ Expansion and extension at One City Centre
  • Universal Pegasus: 113,114 SF ’ Renewal at Loop Central
  • Direct Energy:  104,348 SF ’ New deal at Houston Center
  • Cadence Bank: 82,215 SF ’ New deal at Park Towers
  • Ryan LLC: 66,750 SF ’ New deal at Park Towers
  • Linebarger:  64,670 SF ’ New deal at Loop Central
  • Colliers: 36,954 SF ’ Renewal at Park Towers
  • Ocwen:  36,382 SF ’ New deal at Loop Central
  • McConnell, Jones, Lanier and Murphy:  21,556 SF ’ New deal at Loop Central
  • FTI Consulting: 19,307 SF ’ New deal at Fulbright Tower
  • BBC Chartering:  16,751 SF ’ Renewal at West Loop I
Prior to joining Transwestern, Kelli worked in the commercial real estate industry, serving as a business development professional in the fields of engineering services and title insurance.


  • Licensed Texas Real Estate Salesperson
  • CCIM Candidate
  • 2021 Houston Business Journal Heavy Hitter ’ No. 9
  • 2020 Houston Business Journal Heavy Hitter ’ No. 17
  • 2020 Transwestern National ’Young Guns’ Award
  • 2019 HOLBA Deal of the Year Landlord Team ’ Direct Energy


Kelli graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma.