Our Board

Kelli Ellis - Member

Mrs. Kelli Ellis is an accomplished interior designer, certified life coach and design psychology coach. She received her certification in Interior Designfrom the Interior Design Institutein California. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Marketing from California State University Fullerton, a law school education from Western State University, and a liberal arts education from The University of London. Her international schooling and extensive travel have given Mrs. Ellis a unique perspective in her design work, which has been published in numerous national and international magazines including Traditional Home, Angeleno Modern Luxury, Riviera Modern Luxury, LUXE Magazine, CA Home and Lifestyle, Better Homes and Gardens, Las Vegas Luxury Magazine, Image, Dabble Magazine and Hearst publications Nationwide. She is the featured designer on TLC’s Clean Sweep, and currently films HGTV programs.

Riviera Magazine recently gave Mrs. Ellis the Best of OC 2015, Top 5 Favorite Designers status. She is Luxury Magazine’s "Editor’s Top 10 Designers” and also voted "Top Interior Designer in Orange County” by OC Metro Magazine. Mrs. Ellis is a "Remarkable Woman of the Year” nominee by The National Association of Women Business Owners and will be a 2016 panelist at the Women of Influence Conference. To bring education to all designers, she co-created Interior Design Camp and Design Campus, the world’s leading interior design conference.


Mrs. Ellis first came to Miracles for Kids when responding to an inquiry for help with Miracles for Kids’ first housing project, Miracle Manor. After over a year as a volunteer working with the team and board members and spending time with patients and their families, Kelli chose to join the Miracles for Kids Board of Directors. Having grown up in a philanthropic home and creating the same environment for her daughters, Miracles for Kids has quickly become a passion and family focus. 

Mrs. Ellis lives in south county with her husband and dog, Lilly Belle.