Kelly Alvey is a chief academic advisor and university distinguished teacher at Old Dominion University. He is also a lecturer and EV Williams fellow of business analytics in the Department of Information Technology and Decision Sciences. Kelly received his B.S. in mathematics from Oregon State University where he was awarded Outstanding Graduate. He received an M.S. in decision sciences from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business in 1996. Kelly was a U.S. Navy officer from 1982 to 1990. He graduated #1 in his class of Naval Nuclear Power School in 1983.