Kelli Stanko currently lives in Chicago, IL. with her two kids, husband and their two cats. She works between, Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago and Florida. Kelli first studied Marine Biology at Pasadena City College, then eventually earned her Bachelor's degree in Visual Journaism at Brooks Institute of Photography in Ventura, CA. Besides Kelli's love for photography, her passion for marine conservation has taken her to many places across the globe. Kelli finds peace in sailing, traveling, running and gardening.