Kerri Hurley manages Barr's grantmaking team and has been at Barr for almost 23 years. She supports Barr’s staff and grantees through every stage of the grantmaking process. Prior to joining Barr in 2000, she worked in consultant relations at State Street Research, in property management at the Druker Company, and in the office of Michael Connolly, former Massachusetts Secretary of State.
She recently concluded six years of service on the board of PEAK Grantmaking, a national association of nearly 6,500 philanthropy professionals for which she is presently a member of the nominating and strategy committees and had served as New England co-chair for many years. She also serves on the advisory committee for the Summer Fund, a donor collaborative working to promote high-quality summer camps and programs for youth in Boston, Cambridge, Chelsea, and Somerville. Kerri holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Salem State College and is a notary public.