Kelcea is a Research Assistant with the Industry and Procurement team at Stateside. She hails from the great state of Nebraska and attended the University of Missouri and has a varied background in public service. Her background includes clerking for Benson and Batek Associates criminal defense lawyers, working in the Missouri House of Representatives as an intern and later as a Legislative Assistant. Along with this, Ms. Barnes has spent time contributing and advising a high stakes Congressional campaign before joining Stateside. In her free time, Ms. Barnes enjoys hiking with her dog, reading, gardening and traveling the country looking for new adventure.