Education, Influences and Entrepreneurship: My Story as a Developer
Kelly Doran, Founder & President of Doran Properties Group
Thursday, May 6, 2021 | 7:30 a.m. | Virtual Event
An inspirational visionary, Kelly Doran is the owner and President of Doran Properties Group. Kelly has more than 30 years of experience in commercial real estate and has developed and owns retail shopping centers, pioneered high-end student housing in the state and is currently one of the leading luxury multifamily developers in the Twin Cities. He employs more than 160 people at Doran Properties Group after selling his controlling interest in Doran Companies in 2019, the company he founded 15 years ago.
Named “The Most Admired CEO” by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal and “Executive of the Year” by the Minnesota Real Estate Journal in addition to being selected as a member of the Minnesota Shopping Center Hall of Fame, the Business Journals’ National Influencers List in Commercial Real Estate and Twin Cities Business’ Hall of Fame, Kelly is one of the most prolific developers in the Upper Midwest.
Kelly received his BA from the University of Minnesota and his MBA from what is now the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. He and his wife, Connie, live in Minneapolis and he is involved in numerous civic causes and organizations.RSVP