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Tyler K. Kelley

Tyler K. Kelley

Senior Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer

Tyler is the chief operating officer and managing director at Bel Air Investment Advisors. He joined Bel Air in 2005 and is a member of the firm’s Management Committee. Prior to Bel Air, Tyler worked in the strategic planning group at AECOM and in the Mergers and Strategic Advisory Group at Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Very active in the community, Tyler currently serving as a Mayoral-appointed Los Angeles County Commissioner for the Los Angeles Zoo and is past chairman of the Los Angeles Commission on Local Government Services. He is the Founder of Generation Conservation, Conservation International’s next generation leadership group, a member of the advisory board, and chair of the development committee for the Wrigley institute for Environmental Studies.

Tyler graduated with honors from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in International Relations and Political Science, where he served as the student body president in 2000. Upon graduation, Tyler was named one of eighteen Henry R. Luce scholars in a nationwide competition that took him to Jakarta, Indonesia where he worked for leading entry market strategy firm, the Castle Group, in Southeast Asia.

A regular speaker on leadership development topics, Tyler is often quoted on various subject matters in publications, including the in The Los Angeles Times and Investment Advisor Magazine, for his work in the not-for-profit community. Tyler is also an avid fly fisherman and adventure traveler and has visited close to ninety countries.