Kelly Prior

President & CEO

“Providing a community with access to excellent education starts a positive domino effect.”

Kelly offers more than 25 years of business management and financial experience. His career began with PriceWaterhouseCoopers where he served as Manager of Business Assurance. From there, Kelly moved onto higher education as Director of Internal Audit for Eastern Washington University (his alma mater) before gaining Controller and CFO experience in the software industry. 

After joining Litehouse in 2002, Kelly worked his way up to CFO by 2005 and became an Executive Vice President in 2010. In 2019 Kelly became President & CEO of Litehouse. It is important to Kelly to be a leader in the local community. He is currently on the Executive Board and the Vice President for Panhandle Alliance for Education, and has served on the Board of Directors of the Sandpoint Area Chamber of Commerce and the Bonner County Economic Development Corp. 

Kelly’s family includes his wife Diane and two sons, Jackson and Parker.