Dan Kelly

Sr. Vice President, Government Relations and Corporate Communications
Rancho Mission Viejo, LLC

Dan Kelly is responsible for interfacing with various local and regional jurisdictions and other pertinent groups which have authority over or interests in Rancho Mission Viejo, including the Ranch’s planned communities of Rancho Santa Margarita (5,000 acres), Las Flores (1,000 acres) and Ladera Ranch (4,000 acres). Mr. Kelly also is responsible for the master planning of major community infrastructure including schools, libraries, technology, and other vital facilities and services. In addition, he oversees Rancho Mission Viejo’s community marketing, public affairs, governmental relations, and community outreach programs.

Prior to joining Rancho Mission Viejo, Mr. Kelly was Director/Environmental Planning for Michael Brandman & Associates in Costa Mesa. Mr. Kelly also served as the Senior Environmental Planner for Mission Viejo Company.

Mr. Kelly’s involvements in a variety of professional and community efforts include the Urban Land Institute, Board Member of the Orange County Business Council, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center Foundation.

A native of Chicago, IL, Mr. Kelly was educated at Columbia College in Chicago, where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism and Communications.