Kelvin Stallings is a strategist and policy professional with extensive advocacy, management, communications, strategic outreach, coalition building and business development experience. He is a research analyst for Wayne Community College, one of the leading community colleges in Eastern North Carolina, where he develops and advises leadership on new ways and systems to streamline data dissemination and reporting structures throughout the college to enhance its effectiveness as an institution.
Most recently, Kelvin served on a political campaigns as the Deputy Campaign Manager to Attorney JD Wooten of McLeansville, North Carolina, and Field Director to Former State Representative Kathleen Williams of Bozeman, Montana where he handled constituency messaging and outreach strategy as well as other aspects of the campaign as required.
Prior to joining the campaign trail, Kelvin spent two years at a boutique national fundraising firm in Durham, North Carolina leading local teams of 40+ staffers to raise almost a quarter of a million dollars for clients such as the Nature Conservancy, ACLU, and the Southern Poverty Law Center. During his stint with the firm, he also served as an outreach representative in Chapel Hill, North Carolina for Population Connection Action Fund, a 501(c)4 organization that focuses on organizing the grassroots base to advocate for effective policies and elect candidates who support the rights of all women to control their own lives.
Kelvin worked as a Field Organizer for the North Carolina Democratic Party in the Elizabeth City-Edenton metro area and, prior to that, served as Deputy Campaign Manager/Field Director of the campaign to elect one of the youngest councilors in Elizabeth City history, Montravias King in 2013.
Kelvin obtained his graduate degree from East Carolina University, and received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Elizabeth City State University.