Kelley Gardner serves as the executive in charge of series such as SpongeBob SquarePants, Wonder Park, Middle School Moguls and the upcoming Star Trek animated series.
Gardner first joined Nickelodeon as an assistant in the Current Series Department in 2006. During her time at Nickelodeon, she has worked on over a dozen hit animated series, including The Fairly Odd Parents, Sanjay & Craig, Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness and The Penguins of Madagascar. Prior to joining Nickelodeon, Gardner served as a production assistant on the feature Over the Hedge where she supported film production in all stages.
She is a member of Colour Entertainment and she is the Women in Animation (WIA) Ambassador for Nickelodeon Animation. She holds a BA in Ethnic Studies and Political Science from The University of California, San Diego.