Maryland Board - Montgomery County
Kelly Groff joined the Conference and Visitors Bureau of (CVB) of Montgomery County, Maryland in 1994 as the Director. Prior to joining the CVB, Groff served as a
Economic Development Specialist for the Baltimore County Department of
Economic Development, Tourism Division. Groff began her career in 1985 as a travel trade development officer with the Baltimore City Office of Promotion and Tourism.
Following this position, Groff worked at the Admiral Fell Inn in Fells Point, Maryland directing the catering and room sales division. Following the position with the Admiral
Fell Inn, Groff opened the Clarion Inn at Pier 5 at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor as director of sales. Other experience includes Adjunct Professor with the University of Maryland
Eastern Shore Department of Hotel Management for the Hospitality Industry based at Shady Grove. Groff served as a professor for five years teaching Eco & Cultural Tourism and Marketing Hospitality and Leisure Services. Groff is a native Marylander and has two sons Matthew and Stephen White.