Before founding her own firm, Kelly worked as a staff accountant in public accounting for 10 years. In 2007, she transitioned to the role of Controller at a state community college. At this time, Kelly J. Brzeski, CPA was founded and Kelly continued to serve her clients while working in state government. In 2015, Kelly stepped down from her role as Controller to pursue growing her public accounting business. By doing this, she has been able to focus on the more important aspects of life and enjoy her chosen career.