Kelly M. Willenberg
DBA, MBA, BSN, CHRC, CHC
MAGI East 2015 Outstanding Speaker
A Top Speaker Award at ACRP 2015
Featured in Women of Distinction Magazine
Kelly is a frequent presenter and speaker at the Oncology Nursing Society, Academy of Health Care Administrators, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Association of HealthCare Internal Auditors, MAGI, The Society of Clinical Research Associates, Association of Clinical Research Professionals, Momentum Events, HCCA, and other professional organizations. She was the Managing Editor of the 3rd Edition of the Research Compliance Professional’s Handbook for Healthcare Compliance Association (HCCA). She served as an editor for the 3rd Edition of the Manual for Clinical Trials Nurses for ONS. She has a bi-monthly column in Compliance Today titled “Research Reflections.” She is a Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP), Certified as a Healthcare Research Compliance Professional (CHRC) and Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC).
Kelly is on the Board of Director for Healthcare Compliance Association and Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics. She serves as faculty for the Research Compliance Academies. She serves on South Carolina’s Nurse Association Board as the Legislative Chair. She also serves on the Small Business Advisory Regulatory Review Committee for South Carolina and on the Lung Transplantation Committee for UNOS.
Kelly also has served as a volunteer for Multiples of America (MOA) serving as President from 1999-2001 and is a member of the Board of Directors now. As a mother of grown twin daughters, Kelly in an active member of MOA (also known as National Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs, Inc.) which is a support group for parents of multiples, and is a national network of local clubs whose basic purposes are research, education and support of multiple birth children and their families. She presented on behalf of MOA at the International Twin Congress in both Helsinki, Finland and London, England in the 1990’s.
Kelly’s passion for research is evident in her ownership and growth of her company. She enjoys traveling, teaching, reading mystery novels. Kelly worked as a DJ in college and dreams of being on the talk radio with a program on research compliance. She resides in South Carolina near her daughters, sons-in-laws, and grandchildren. She works as an advocate on Distracted Driving legislation since her husband was killed in 2017 in a hit and run cycling accident as a result of texting and serves on the Palmetto Cycling Coalition Board.