Richard “Dick” Kelly
Secretary, Treasurer & Trustee, Open Minds USA
Richard grew up as a Jehovah’s Witness, serving for two years at Watchtower’s NYC headquarters, Bethel, before he left the group. He is the retired CEO/Owner of an international manufacturing company where he created a culture of continuous improvement.
Richard is deeply concerned about issues of undue influence. He is the managing director of the non-profit Advocates for Awareness of Watchtower Abuses (aawa.co). He is the author of three books: Growing Up in Mama’s Club, The Ghosts from Mama’s Club and Mariuca and Marilyn: Saying Goodbye to Mama’s Club.