Ron Kelley was born and raised in West Virginia. He spent 31 years working in hospital finance in Ohio before entering the full-time ministry in 2006.
Ordained a deacon in 1992 and an elder in 1999, he now serves as pastor of Raleigh, Greensboro and Hickory, North Carolina, congregations of the Church of God, a Worldwide Association.
He and his wife, Nancy, live in Mocksville, North Carolina. They have two children and six grandchildren.