Business 100 – 2015

Shaun Kelly/KPMG, LLP

Shaun Kelly is the chief operating officer for KPMG’s Americas Region. In this position, he works with the leaders of the KPMG International member firms in the region to align their respective strategies, operating structures, and business plans.

A native of Belfast, Shaun joined KPMG International’s Irish member firm in Dublin in 1980 and transferred to the San Francisco office in 1984. He was admitted to the U.S. partnership in 1999. He earned a Bachelor of Commerce, first class honors from UCD, is a fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland, and a CPA. He is treasurer and member of the executive committee of Enactus, co-chair of KPMG’s Disabilities Network, and a member of KPMG’s Diversity Advisory Board. He also serves as chairman on the North American Advisory Board of the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business, and is on the boards of the American Ireland Fund and the Irish Arts Center in New York.

Shaun and his wife, Mary, who is from Donegal, live in New York City.