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Kelly Tornow

Director of North Carolina Policy

Kelly Tornow serves as the Director of North Carolina Policy and is based in the Durham office. She represents CRL in the North Carolina General Assembly and develops legislative strategies to promote and protect consumer protections in lending.

Prior to joining CRL, Kelly worked in a variety of nonpartisan roles at the North Carolina General Assembly. Most recently, she worked as a staff attorney in the Legislative Analysis Division, focusing mainly on state and local government issues and election law. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the North Carolina Central University School of Law. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and young daughter, exercising, and cooking.


December 11, 2017
DURHAM, NC — Ignoring the voices of families and communities who have worked for many years for relief from the harms of predatory payday lending, a handful of members of Congress have introduced...