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Kelli Lemon | Social Entrepreneur

Kelli Lemon has created a name for herself in Richmond, Virginia (RVA) as a self-proclaimed “social entrepreneur.” Her passion to create opportunities for people to interact through food, sports, education, or the arts energizes and drives her. A woman of many talents, she is well known as the Business Manager at Mama J’s restaurant, the lively and curious host of Coffee with Strangers webcasts, as well as the on-air personality for radio shows “The Weekend” on 99.3/105.7 Kiss FM, and “Sunday School” on iPower 92.1/104.1.

Kelli hosts countless community events and festivals such as the Richmond Jazz Fest, Freedom Classic and Big Apple Basketball Tournaments, and the Under Armor Elite 24 Basketball Weekend in Brooklyn, New York. She also works with Avail Marketing on events with a non profit fundraising purpose such as, Soul Bowl Lounge, the Team Excel program, and the VCU Broad Street Mile. A few of her latest adventures include RVA Pop Up Parties, Ready 2 Give Charity Events, Dinner and a DJ series, and The Art of Noise held at The National.

In her “downtime” Kelli serves on the advisory board for the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club and the RVA Chamber of Commerce’s Extraordinary Women Leadership Committee. Kelli adores RVA and does her part to energize the community and shine a brighter spotlight on the city!