Management Team

Kelly Capital Partners



Craig L. Kelly


Craig L. Kelly is a graduate from University of Texas and was one of the founding partners of Vintage Capital Partners Fund I in 2005. Kelly later raised two additional Funds, Kelly Capital Fund I in 2010 and Kelly Capital Fund II in 2014.

Mr.Kelly has raised over $350 million in private equity and has over 30 years of experience in commercial real estate. His expertise is in acquisition, development, brokerage and asset management.

From 1992 to 2006, Mr. Kelly was a partner in Kelly, Geren & Searcy, a full service real estate company that sold in 2006 to Coldwell Banker Commercial.

In 2003, the Business Press awarded him the prestigious “40 under 40” award, an honor bestowed annually to the top forty Fort Worth businessmen under forty years of age.

Craig is a member of Leadership Fort Worth, Exchange Club of Fort Worth, and The Steeplechase Club. He served on the City of Fort Worth Planning Commission, the Van Cliburn Foundation, and was the Chairman of the DFW Center for Autism. Currently, he also sits on the board for Trinity Bank as well as All Saints Episcopal School.

  • Principle Owner- Kelly Capital Partners (Current)
  • Director: Kelly Capital Partners Fund II (2015)
  • Director: Kelly Capital Partners Fund I (2009)
  • Co-Managing Director: Vintage Fund I (2006)
  • Co-Founder: Vintage Capital Partners (2002)
  • Co-Founder: Kelly Geren Resources/ Kelly Geren & Searcy (1991) sold to Searcy Vasseur Group I Coldwell Banker Commercial (2007)
  • 30 years real estate investments and brokerage experience
  • UT- Austin graduate
  • Born and currently resides in Fort Worth, Texas

James Slay

Financial Controller

James Slay is the Financial Controller at Kelly Capital Partners, LLC. His responsibilities include the Fund accounting and reporting for Kelly Capital Partners Fund I, L.P. In addition, James assists with the oversight of the Fund's investments which are managed by 312 Management. James graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting Control Systems. He has a diverse background which includes six years of experience in both corporate and public accounting. James has worked in Financial & Regulatory Reporting, Audit, and Tax in the areas of Real Estate, Insurance, Manufacturing, Construction, and Ranching.


Kelle Albertson

Kelle was born and raised in Fort Worth. She attended college at The University of Oklahoma majoring in Sociology. She became a licensed Realtor in Texas in 2000 and was Rookie of The Year at Brants Realtors in Fort Worth. In 2005, Kelle was a recipient of Fort Worth Magazine’s 40 under 40. Kelle is committed to the community as well. She has served on Fort Worth Junior League Executive Board as well as Junior League Rodeo Chair. She was selected to the City of Fort Worth Commission on Women in 2006 by the City Council. Kelle has served on American Cancer Society Cowtown Ball as Auction Chair and was on Ladies on the Lamb LLC Board of directors until 2014. While serving her community is a favorite hobby, being with her family brings her the greatest joy.