Kelly Chesney P’18 ’20

Kelly holds a bachelor of science in chemistry and biochemistry, and a bachelor of engineering in chemical engineering.

Kelly has over 30 years of industry experience with Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson and Diageo in various supply chain and procurement positions. During his tenure in industry, he and his family lived internationally for almost 20 years in locations such as China and Singapore where he held global leadership positions in supply chain managing operating budgets in excess of $10 billion. Kelly and his family returned to Canada a few years ago and settled in Port Hope where he was the senior vice president, North America procurement, for Diageo and served as a member of the Crown Royal board until his retirement in the autumn of 2016. Currently Kelly is a member of the board of directors of two Canadian-based firms.

Interested in all sports, Kelly played four years of varsity basketball at the University of Manitoba and the University of Ottawa. He is an active member of their alumni associations. While his two youngest children (Owen ’18 and Leah ’20) attended TCS, Kelly could often be found on the sidelines at their football, hockey, rugby, rowing, field hockey or swimming events.

Kelly has been an active committee member at TCS since 2015. He currently chairs the infrastructure committee.