Peter D. Kelly III is one of the founding partners of Vectis Strategies, the national public relations and governmental affairs consulting firm. Kelly is a respected attorney, lecturer and commentator who has served as chairman of the California Democratic Party and as the party’s finance director and chief of staff in California. He has also served as a member of the Democratic National Committee and as a member of the National Finance Board of Directors for Clinton/Gore and as a member of the Barbara Boxer for Senate Finance Committee. Previously a partner at the law firm of Manatt, Phelps, Rothenberg & Tunney, in 1985 Kelly founded his own law firm, now practicing as Kelly Crane Law in Century City Over the last two decades, he has been appointed to numerous California state and Los Angeles city commissions. Kelly’s community service includes serving on the boards of Southwestern University Law School, St. John’s Health Care Foundation, Cal State Fullerton Foundation, the First AME Church Foundation and Los Angeles County Chapter of the American Heart Association.