Collective Staff

Suzanne Kelly

Suzanne Kelly

Staff

Suzanne was appointed as Deputy Chief Officer for the Collective in October 2021 and has been representing LifeChurch as volunteer member of the Collective Development Group since June 2020. She is a Trafford resident and has lived in Sale all her life. She is mum of 3 ‘grown up’ children and has been part of LifeChurch community for 18 years. Her working career started as a receptionist for the Messenger Newspaper Group in the Altrincham accounts office and progressed to accountant before leaving the Messenger Group in 1990 to work in Manchester for Great Universal Stores. She held various roles at GUS as accountant, marketing manager and project manager as the company went through various acquisitions and mergers to become Shop Direct. In 2007 she left to set up her own ltd company to supply project management services to the Financial Services sector and her Manchester based clients included Co-op Bank, RBS, Handelsbanken and JD Williams. In 2020 at the start of the pandemic she became a self funded volunteer, volunteering with Sale Hub and LifeChurch and was responsible for recruiting and managing the non-clinical volunteers at Sale covid vaccination centre in 2021. In 2022 she became a Dean Trust Community Governor for Ashton-On-Mersey and Broadoak Secondary Schools. As a member Collective development group and she has managed several small projects for the Collective and is now pleased to be appointed in an executive role to strengthen the Collective’s business operations team as its grows its membership base, its team of community link workers and its volunteers. She is looking forward to representing the VCFSE sector in Trafford and supporting its members to connect, co-design and collaborate with each other to provide services to Trafford residents to help them live well and flourish in their community. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, travelling abroad and in the UK, she is a member of Sale Walking club and an active member of LifeChurch and many other local community activity groups. Suzanne’s can be contact via suzanne@traffordcollective.org.uk .

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