Kelley Lavin has been group publisher of Sarasota, 941CEO and Venice since 2010.  She has more than 30 years of experience at regional and national publications, including management positions at Texas Monthly, Chicago magazine, Metropolitan Home and Vogue. She also operated her own marketing consulting company specializing in diversity custom publishing for clients such as Wal-Mart.

Born in Tucson, Arizona, where her father was a cattle rancher, Kelley and her husband Jerry have lived in Sarasota for 20 years.