Kelly was born and raised in Pavilion, Wyoming, and has called Jackson home for 40 years, operating both Wind River Capital Management and the Lockhart Cattle Company.
He has volunteered for numerous boards and activities and currently serves on the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust. Lockhart has served on the Teton County Planning Commissioners, Wyoming Business Council, Teton County Housing Supply Board, Teton County Natural Resource Stakeholder Group, Jackson Hole Land Trust as Treasurer, and Teton County Fair Board as President.
Kelly was inducted into the Wyoming Business Hall of Fame in 2019.
With all his accomplishments and service, his most outstanding achievement is his sons, Cody and Chase, and grandchildren. You can find him at home with his family when he is not out skiing, ranching or traveling Wyoming.