Dr. R Kelly Crace is the Associate Vice President for Health and Wellness and the Director of the Center for Mindfulness & Authentic Excellence (CMAX) at The College of William and Mary. He is a licensed psychologist and the co-author of Authentic Excellence: Flourishing & Resilience in a Relentless World and the Life Values Inventory. He has published and presented in the areas of values, flourishing, resilience, life role development and transition, and organizational development.

Kelly has served as director of two college mental health centers at Duke University and William and Mary. He received his academic and clinical training from Vanderbilt University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University. He is president of Applied Psychology Resources and has conducted over three thousand organizational seminars.