portrait of Allison Karl O’Kelly

April 17, 2014

Founder, Mom Corps



Allison Karl O'Kelly is the founder of Mom Corps and an award-winning entrepreneur. Mom Corps is a WBENC certified professional talent acquisition and career development firm.

Since founding the company in 2005, O'Kelly has become a sought-after expert in workplace flexibility. She has been recognized in national media outlets and honored by the Ernst & Young Entrepreneurial Winning Women program and the Working Mother and more.

Before founding Mom Corps, O’Kelly was in a fast-track management program at Toys “R” Us, where she had various roles including launching the original Babiesrus.com website and running an $11 million store. She began her career in public accounting at KPMG Peat Marwick. She received her MBA from Harvard Business School and her BBA in Accounting from the University of Georgia. Allison is a CPA, licensed in Georgia, and the mother of three little boys who appreciate their mom's flexible schedule.