Director of Strategy and Operations Betsy Kelder

Betsy comes to IIG from Belmont Day School, in Massachusetts. At Belmont Day she was the Director of Summer & External Programs, overseeing all of the school’s programming outside of the academic day –serving almost 800 children and 120 staff annually.  She also served on the school’s administrative team – leading schoolwide initiatives.  She has experience with hiring and managing staff, creating budgets, program design and facilitation, staff training, strategic planning and organization design. Betsy is an avid outdoorswoman and is committed to the value of out of school time learning; both academic and personal.  She served as the Associate Director of an overnight camp prior to her time at Belmont Day, and continues to foster her passion for camping in New England by serving as a Vice-President for the American Camp Association, New England.  Prior to pursuing a career in camping and education, Betsy served as a Sr. Technical Recruiter and the Manager of the domestic intern program for Microsoft.  She received her B.S. in Industrial & Labor Relations from Cornell University.