Jane Short and Kirkland Kelley Recognized

Jane Short and Kirkland Kelley were recognized as two of the 100 women recognized by the Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) of The United Way of South Hampton Roads.

Jane Short

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Jane is an honorary sustainer with the Junior League of Norfolk-Virginia Beach, Inc. and a past president of the Junior League of Miami.

Professionally, Jane is a Senior VP/Private Client Advisor at US Trust, the oldest and largest private wealth management firm in the country, working with a team that manages more than $4 billion in assets. She spent the past three years as the chair of the Virginia Symphony and served six years on the board of the YWCA. She is currently a member of the Access College Foundation and ForKids boards. Jane is also a member of the Hampton Roads Community Foundation’s Professional Advisory Committee. In addition to being a 10 for 10 member, Jane is serving on the United Way’s Campaign Cabinet. A past recipient of the Inside Business Women in Business Achievement Award, Jane was named to the 2013 “Power List,” as one of 75 people who shape and influence Hampton Roads.

Kirkland Kelley

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Kirkland Kelley is a past presient of the Junior League of Norfolk-Virginia Beach, Inc.

A lifelong resident of Hampton Roads, Kirkland is committed to promoting voluntarism and mentoring young women in our community. She currently chairs the Board of WHRO and serves on the Board of the Library of Virginia Foundation. A past President of the Junior League of Norfolk-Virginia Beach, her service on many community boards has included the United Way of South Hampton Roads Foundation. A partner with Kaufman & Canoles, Kirkland is recognized among the top trust and estate lawyers in America and among the top women lawyers in Virginia.

The Junior League of Norfolk-Virginia Beach, Inc. is proud to recognize the accomplishments of Jane and Kirkland.

According to the United Way of South Hampton Roads website, “Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) is a local network of nearly 900 women leaders dedicated to improving the quality of life for women and their families in this community!” You can learn more about the other honorees by visiting #100women100days on Facebook or Twitter.