Xelerate LLC Advances Current Vice President to Chief Operating Officer

Kelly Robinson Jensen named COO 

kelly xelerateXelerate, LLC’s Vice President of Operations, Kelly Robinson Jensen, has been named the company’s new Chief Operating Officer. The appointment takes effect immediately.


Robinson Jensen will oversee operations and sales, with specific responsibility for ensuring operational excellence, cultivating a service organization that innovates and delivers results, and for achieving the company’s sales objectives.


“I have tremendous confidence in Kelly’s ability to drive and extend our presence in the market,” says Emily Venable Biscardi, Xelerate Founder and CEO. “In our business, there’s a strong relationship between operations and sales, and I believe integrating the two functions under Kelly’s leadership will enhance overall business performance.”


Robinson Jensen joined Xelerate — a leading Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) firm — in June 2006 as senior consultant, leading recruitment strategy and services to clients such as The Trion Group, Astea International, and Main Line Health. In January 2012, she was named Vice President of Operations.


“Xelerate delivers a unique recruitment service in a market of nearly limitless opportunity and I’m excited to be part of its future in my new role as COO,” says Robinson Jensen. “As Xelerate continues to grow, we must deliver unmatched service that provides quantifiable value to our new and long-term clients.  Our team has never been stronger, and I look forward to continuing to enhance the way we serve clients and present our company to the marketplace.”


For more than 15 years, Robinson Jensen has provided recruiting services in a broad range of sectors. She also is a Board Memberof the Entrepreneurs’ Forum of Greater Philadelphia (EFGP), a mother and wife, and a supporter of multiple local charities and foundations. To learn more about Robinson Jensen, connect with her on Linkedin at