BALTIMORE, MD – On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, Kelly & Associates Insurance Group/KELLY Payroll (KELLY) celebrated the kick-off of the University of Maryland Medical Center R Adams Crowley Shock Trauma Center’s Baltimore Orioles Saves for Shock Trauma Program at Orioles Park. Those present for the Shock Trauma Saves Program on-field presentation included: Kelly & Associates Insurance Group Co-Founders, The Honorable Francis X. Kelly Jr. and Janet Kelly, Frank Kelly III, CEO of Kelly & Associates Insurance Group and KELLY Payroll, David Kelly, President of KELLY Payroll, Karen Doyle, Senior Vice President of Nursing & Operations at Shock Trauma, J.K. Kelly, Patrick Kelly and Eyasu Kelly.
The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center is dedicated to treating the critically sick and severely injured and employing groundbreaking research and innovative medical procedures with one goal in mind - saving lives. KELLY has made saving lives a goal as well through the Baltimore Orioles Saves for Shock Trauma Program. For every Baltimore Orioles save in the 2017 season, KELLY donates $1,000 to the Shock Trauma Center.
Since 1996, the Saves for Shock Trauma Program has raised over $900,000; KELLY has been contributing to this total since 2006, having donated over $750,000 to the Medical Center. KELLY’s contributions to Shock Trauma benefit national and international trauma research that addresses major issues of injury, patient care, delivery of care, public policy and financing trauma care.
For more than 40 years, the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center has been a worldwide leader in trauma care and KELLY is dedicated to supporting this organization in order to continue these efforts.
In 1976, former Maryland State Senator Francis X. (Frank) Kelly and his wife, Janet, founded a small insurance company in the basement of their Timonium, Maryland home. Today, Kelly & Associates Insurance Group (KELLY) is the region’s leading health insurance broker/administrator, which consists of multiple companies that provide integrated total benefits, payroll and workforce management solutions for employers of every size.
Senator Kelly is now the Chairman of Kelly & Associates Insurance Group and Frank Kelly III, the eldest son of Janet and Frank, serves as CEO of the KELLY companies. Frank and Janet Kelly’s other sons, John, David and Bryan, are key leaders in the business serving in chief roles as well as presidents of KELLY’s entities and divisions.
The expanding enterprise, serves over 10,000 corporate clients and employs more than 450 people serving companies that range in size from sole proprietors to corporations with more than 20,000 employees. Based in Baltimore County since its inception, the organization moved its headquarters to Sparks, Maryland in 2015 and has regional offices in Rockville, Maryland and Wilmington, Delaware.
Kelly & Associates Insurance Group has won recognition as Maryland’s largest Employee Benefits Administrator by The Baltimore Business Journal for fifteen consecutive years, and was awarded the Family Business Award of Excellence through the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year® program in 2013.
ABOUT THE R ADAMS COWLEY SHOCK TRAUMA CENTER
The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center was the first fully integrated trauma center in the world, and remains at the epicenter for trauma research, patient care, and teaching, both nationally and internationally today. Shock Trauma is where the “golden hour” concept of trauma was born and where many of the life-saving practices in modern trauma medicine were pioneered. Shock Trauma is also at the heart of Maryland’s unparalleled Emergency Medical Service System.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND MEDICAL CENTER (UMMC)
The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is comprised of two hospitals in Baltimore: an 800-bed teaching hospital — the flagship institution of the 12-hospital University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) — and a 200-bed community teaching hospital, UMMC Midtown Campus. UMMC is a national and regional referral center for trauma, cancer care, neurocare, cardiac care, diabetes and endocrinology, women's and children's health, and has one of the largest solid organ transplant programs in the country. All physicians on staff at the flagship hospital are faculty physicians of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. At UMMC Midtown Campus, faculty physicians work alongside community physicians to provide patients with the highest quality care. UMMC Midtown Campus was founded in 1881 and is located one mile away from the University Campus hospital. For more information, visit www.umm.edu.