Corporate Leadership Team | Vice President of Federal Government Affairs | Brian L. Kelly

Brian L. Kelly

Vice President of Federal Government Affairs

Brian L. Kelly is vice president of federal government affairs for Sempra Energy. In this role, he leads Sempra Energy’s federal legislative and regulatory priorities.

Kelly has extensive experience in public policy and government affairs. Most recently, he was founder and president of BK Strategies, a strategic and tactical consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. At BK Strategies, Kelly managed a diverse client list, including large multinational companies and foreign governments, with a focus on enhancing the organizations’ goals and expanding business opportunities.

Previously, Kelly served as senior director of America’s Natural Gas Alliance. As senior director, Kelly directed legislative and public policy for the natural gas industry’s largest independent producers at the federal, state and local levels. 

Prior to that, Kelly served as senior director of Comcast Corporation, managing legislative and policy efforts for the company. He has also previously served as senior vice president of global government affairs and communications for the Electronic Industries Alliance, director of government affairs for the Walt Disney Company, and director of legislative affairs for the National Association of Broadcasters. 

Kelly holds a bachelor’s degree in public administration from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama.