Gavin Kerr is a seasoned executive and values-based leader with a reputation for strategic insight and building high performance teams. Kerr has held executive leadership positions at Mercy Health System, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Keystone Mercy Health Plan, AssetTRADE.com, University of Pennsylvania Health System, PepsiCo and MONY Financial Services.
Kerr’s strong commitment to volunteer service and social equity began with his Peace Corps service in 1979. He is Co-founder and Director of Ryan’s Case For Smiles (Formerly, ConKerr Cancer) a national organization dedicated to helping children with cancer and other life changing illnesses and injuries. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal and a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Previous volunteer board associations include the Center for Adapted Sports, Alex’s Lemonade Stands Foundation, CAEL, the Bone Tumor Foundation, and the Finance Committee of the PA Pediatric Palliative and Hospice Care Task Force.