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Kelly Adams


I'm currently a full time data analyst. I have skills in Excel, SQL, and Tableau. You can view my personal portfolio here or download my resume below.

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I transitioned careers from a paralegal to a data analyst in July of 2023. I have experience with analyzing and cleaning data using SQL, along with creating data visualizations in Tableau and Google Looker. I'm currently a full time data analyst for Golden Hearts Games. I also work part-time in Content Marketing for Subset.

I write twice a month on my blog about data analytics, learning, and switching careers. I volunteer in the education department with the Turtle Bay Exploration Park Outside of my professional life you can find me building LEGOs, weight lifting or spending quality time with my dog, Luna.

If you have any questions for me like "how do I become a data analyst" or "do you have any advice for me?" please check out my Frequently Asked Questions post to see if I answered it. 

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Data Analytics



Microsoft Excel

Google Looker

Google BigQuery




Data Analyst

Golden Hearts Games, Inc.

2023 - Present


Content Marketing


2023 - Present


Google Data Analytics Certificate


BA Secondary Education in Mathematics

University of Nevada, Reno


Analyzed my own personal weightlifting data using SQL. Created an interactive dashboard in Tableau measuring key metrics on volume, reps, weight (lbs), estimated one rep max, and sets. 

Created an interactive dashboard in Tableau to showcase KPIs on LinkedIn posts. Analyzed my LinkedIn post data using Excel. Determined insights on how to improve poste engagement and increase followers.

Created an interactive dashboard to show student performance in three metrics: tests, quizzes, and assignments. Focused on performance over the course of one semester.


How to Become a Data Analyst (Ultimate Guide)

An ultimate guide on how to become a data analyst. I go over projects, interviews, networking and more!

The Reality of Using SQL Day-to-Day as a Data Analyst

All about what it's like using SQL at a full-time data analyst role.

How to Stand Out as a Data Analyst: T-Shaped Learning

Talks about the power of T-shaped learning, having a wide range of knowledge with a depth of expertise.

My Journey into Data Analytics

My story of how I became a data analyst coming from a vastly different field. 

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