Kerrien Suarez advises ProInspire on strategic planning and is leading the organization’s bold goal process. Kerrien was previously a Senior Consultant at Community Wealth Partners, where she led client relationships and engagements, facilitated diverse leadership teams in bold decision making, and contributed to overall strategic firm initiatives. Kerrien has worked extensively in education, and has experience taking innovative program models, in both the charter and public school context, to scale regionally and nationally. Kerrien also has expertise in leading senior executives and managers through strategic planning, business case analysis and change management initiatives. In addition to the United Nations and World Bank, she has consulted at The Advisory Board, Bain & Company and AT Kearney, where she supported clients in achieving strategic and operational improvements. While at Twentieth Century Fox and Viacom, Kerrien managed the launch of products on iTunes and other digital platforms. Most recently, she supported implementation of a $15M national charter management pilot for EdisonLearning, and secured national accreditation for taking the Communities In Schools drop-out prevention model to scale in District of Columbia public schools. Kerrien has an AB in Psychology from Harvard College, and a MSc in Management, Organisations and Governance from the London School of Economics.
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