Our Story

Our Story

An un-matched quality, service, and personalization whether it be for your unique business or the President himself

Jay Kelly is the founder and President of Kelly Leather Company, a family owned and operated business. Bringing 28 years of knowledge, experience, and success in the exotic hide industry, Jay takes great time and care hand-selecting the skins that best meet the needs of each individual customer. Using only the best tanneries in South Africa and Zimbabwe, Kelly Leather Company provides the highest quality and consistency in the marketplace. After operating for many years in El Paso, Jay recently relocated the business to Waco. Being in the heart of central Texas, Jay and his wife, Terry Ann, now enjoy more time with their five children and their ever-growing families.



Before making your next purchase, please give us a shot to earn your business!

- Jay Kelly President/Owner