Peter D. Kelly III is a founding partner of Vectis Strategies, a strategy and communications firm serving public, private, non-profit and corporate interests nationwide. He formerly headed the Government Practice at a Kelly Crane Law LLP. Mr.Kelly has been active in the Democratic Party both in California and throughout the United States, formerly managing the California Campaign of President Jimmy Carter and serving as the State Chairman of the Democratic Party in California. He has served on numerous boards and commissions including the Los Angeles County Probation Commission, State Street Bank of California, Los Angeles City Attorney’s Airport Committee, and the Los Angeles Central City Association. He presently serves as a member of the First African Methodist Episcopal Foundation Board (F.A.M.E.), the Saint John’s Health Center Foundation Board and the Los Angeles County Board of Directors of the American Heart Association (“AHA”) where he chairs the Legislative Committee and he is the Chairman-Elect for the Los Angeles County Chapter of the AHA Peter received his B.A. from California State University at Fullerton and his J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law. He has been widely published, is a lecturer on a wide variety of government and political matters and frequently serves as a television commentator on political affairs.