Who We Are

Parula LLC is an independent consultancy led by Mary E. Kelly. Through Parula, Ms. Kelly has provided environmental analysis and advocacy services to non-profits, foundations and other organizations.  Note: As of June 1, 2016, Ms. Kelly will transition to a new role as a founding partner of Culp & Kelly, LLP.  For more information on this firm, go to CKBlueShift.com.

Ms. Kelly’s areas of expertise include water policy, ecosystem restoration policy, U.S./Mexico border environmental issues, strategy development, coalition building and management, grant writing, strategic fundraising and non-profit management.

Ms. Kelly has served on numerous state advisory groups and is a frequent speaker at legal and other conferences. She held various positions with the Environmental Defense Fund for the eight years prior to founding Parula in July 2010.