Kelly Root is a Massachusetts Certified Public Accountant. She earned an M.S.A and B.S. in Business Administration with an Accounting option from the Whittemore School of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire (now Paul College). She began her career at a local accounting firm where she grew from a staff accountant to a principal. She continues to consult for the firm. Kelly joined UNH as a Lecturer of Accounting for the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics in August of 2019.