Dennis Kelly began in the business as a messenger, and worked his way through management before owning his own company. Mr. Kelly is currently the qualifying license and Import Customs Compliance Manager for Thunderbolt Global Logistics. He worked for Amco Customs Brokerage Company in Philadelphia for 18 years before moving to Baltimore in 1986 and starting Amco Brokers and Forwarders, Inc., which he sold to a larger logistics company in 2003, where he worked until 2009 when he joined Thunderbolt.
Mr. Kelly passed the customs broker exam in October 1981, and received his license in June 1982. He is a Past President of the Baltimore Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association, as well as former Membership Chair and Vice President. In October 2011, he was awarded the “Person of the Year” by the Baltimore Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association. He currently serves on the NCBFAA and the Baltimore Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association Boards. Mr. Kelly is a Vietnam combat veteran born in Philadelphia, PA and raised in Southern New Jersey.