Joe Kelly is the CEO of Uranium Markets, a small commodities brokerage firm and President of Forestland Development, a real estate development company both located in Greenwich. He presently serves on the Greenwich Board of Education. He just finished 9 years as the Greenwich High School Rugby head coach. He is married to Jill for over 30 years and has 4 children, Kristi 29, Brittani 27, Joe Jr. 25 and Kaitlin 15.
Joe moved to Greenwich 22 years ago and is originally from Queens N.Y. He is one of six kids from a financially challenged blue-collar family. His father passed away when his family was very young, and he began working while going to school. This is when he learned the value of hard work. He went to Archbishop Molloy HS and Iona College where he got his Bachelor of Business Administration.
After college, Joe pursued a career on Wall Street. He started at an entry-level position working his way up to senior managing director in the fixed income business. He spent 25 years working in the financial business located in London, Tokyo and New York. As a Senior Managing Director, he managed large teams and oversaw multiple businesses. After reaching financial goals he decided to spend more time with his family and give back to his community. He joined the Amogerone volunteer fire department and served for several years. He was elected President and was on the board of directors of the Mead Point District association. He was also elected president and joined the board of directors of the Windrose Way Association and served for several years.
Joe started coaching kids in Greenwich almost immediately after moving to Greenwich in 1998. He spent 18 years coaching youth soccer in town both recreational and travel. He was the director of girls’ soccer for the Greenwich soccer association for several years. He also coached for the Greenwich Youth Football Program. He was the head coach for the outrageously successful Greenwich High School rugby team. His league record after nine seasons was 74-2 winning 8 State Championship. During his time as head coach the GHS rugby team was one of eight teams from across the country to be invited to compete for the national championship for six consecutive years. He started Greenwich 7s rugby program, coached for the OGRCC youth rugby program and the Iona college rugby team. He assisted with the starting of the GHS girl’s rugby team. He coached youth basketball for the YMCA, Boys and Girls Club and the GBA.
Joe started Uranium Markets 12 years ago, it is a global OTC exchange for uranium. Uranium Markets facilitates the transaction of millions of pounds a year of uranium for the peaceful generation of electricity. Uranium Markets is one of the largest uranium exchanges in the world with customers all over the planet trading in Physical, SWAPs, options and fuel cycle components.
Joe also runs Forestland Development, a real-estate development firm which just began building a nine-unit residential subdivision on the water in Groton, CT.
Joe is a community leader presently serving on our town’s Board of Education as well as executive positions in local neighborhood associations and local sports boards.