Kelli Pettigrew

Kelli Pettigrew

VP Business Development and Marketing

Year(s) With Remax

We are pleased to welcome Kelli Pettigrew to our RE/MAX COMPLETE team as our new Vice President of Business Development and Marketing.

Kelli is a founder and former owner of the digital advertising agency, The Basement Design + Motion, one of INC Magazines 5000 Fastest Growing Companies and one of the State of Indiana’s Top 40 Companies to Watch. Prior to that Kelli served as Vice President and Principal of LEAP Agency, a $35Mil digital agency in Cincinnati, Ohio.  She served as President of Witt Industries, National Strategic Account Sales Director for FedEx Office, and Senior Marketing Manager for NCR & AT&T Corporation.

Kelli has experience starting, running and leading organizations from $5Mil in sales to $100Mil.  Additionally, her strategic account and Fortune 500 expertise in companies up to $6B in sales make her a great blend of entrepreneurial spirit and large enterprise experience.

Kelli holds 11 Presidents Club Awards for Sales Excellence, 4 Top Achievement Awards and a Consistent Achievement Award for Excellence.  In 2017, Kelli was selected by the Dayton Business Journal to serve as one of 50 women mentors in the National Women’s Mentoring Day event and was also recognized in 2015 by the Cincinnati American Advertising Federation in their “Salute to Suits” awards as top digital agency professional.  She led LEAP to achieve #4 status on the Cincinnati Business Journal’s Top List of Web Design/Development Firms in the greater Cincinnati area.  Kelli was awarded by the National Association of Professional Women 2012 Woman of the Year, Diversity Magazines Top 1000 Women-owned businesses, and the State of Indiana Top 40 Companies to Watch award and a Techpoint MIRA award. 

Kelli has a BS Degree in Business Administration from the University of the Cumberlands and MBA from University of Dayton.  She served on the executive committee of the Cincinnati chapter of the American Advertising Federation and on the board of directors for the Cell Therapy Foundation, along with celebrity spokesperson, Dick Van Dyke.

She is a part-time blogger to mentor other women in leadership and a part-time speaker for such groups as the Cincinnati American Marketing Association and the Rotary Club.  Kelli is married to Jeff Pettigrew of RE/MAX Complete and has five children, ranging in age from 32 to 10 years old.  She loves decorating and interior design, reading, teaching preschool Sunday school, and riding motorcycles with her husband and spending time with her family in Ohio.

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