Keely M. Purcell

Director of Sales (lower 48)

Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska

Before joining Tribal Ready, Keely managed external partnerships for the National Congress of American Indians. For three decades, she has worked with tribes as a  grant manager, advocate, health educator, and tribal college instructor, and has contributed her skills to a major political campaign. Keely holds a bachelor’s degree in speech communication, emphasizing corporate, community, and public relations. She likes to tell people she majored in talking.

Keely and her family live on the Winnebago Reservation in Winnebago, Nebraska. She enjoys reading, working in her flower garden, and learning about the traditional uses of plants. Keely loves spending time with her family, especially supporting her youngest daughter and grandchildren during pow-wows and sporting events.