Kelly Dunagan-Johnson is a native Arizonan who grew up in Williams. Her parents met and raised her two older sisters at the south rim of the Grand Canyon, where Dunagan-Johnson also eventually worked. Family roots and its history grounded Kelly in her love for Northern Arizona and the Colorado Plateau. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Arizona State University and began a career in the hospitality industry working for Marriott, Club Med and for the concessionaire in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. She then experienced the $78 billion corporate empire of the Mars Family working with them in Las Vegas, Nevada. Kelly’s professional endeavors brought her back to Arizona in 2002 where she became the Corporate Director of Retail and Company Procurement for Enchantment Group located in Sedona, Arizona. This varied role elevated her career to include buying for a world renowned resort, its destination spa, a Chesapeake Bay area waterfront resort, golf shops in Sedona and Virginia, a resort gem in the Bahamas, web stores plus general company procurement for the entire Enchantment corporate banner. After eighteen years in that segment of Sedona’s hospitality sector, Kelly recently changed her focus to working currently as a Gallery Director in Sedona.
Kelly is an accomplished equestrian, an avid Indian arts collector, a dog mom who mountain bikes, hikes and kayaks. She loves all things outdoors including hiking and fly fishing. She’s fond of live music and is avidly proud of her native Arizona heritage.Research Topic