ResearchPRO’s Black Gives Back Conversation with Anedra Kerr

September 8, 2022

ResearchPRO CEO, Regina Alhassan speaks with Anedra Kerr, VP of Development at Jeremiah Program.

Anedra has spent her career in nonprofit executive leadership roles, serving the communities in which she lives and works in the areas of education, healthcare, child and youth development and DEI. She most recently served as a Senior Consulting Associate with Morten Group where she advised nonprofits around the country. Anedra joins us as an organizational development executive with a proven track record of harnessing exceptional leadership skills to stabilize and develop teams, mobilize staff, volunteers, and management teams alike in the advancement of organizational mission and goals. Previous to Morten Group, Anedra served as the Chief Advancement Officer at Francis W. Parker School in Chicago, one of the country’s leading independent schools.

Prior to Parker, Anedra served as Chief Development Officer at After School Matters, where she led development efforts and launched the largest fundraising effort in the history of ASM. During the course of the prior 16 years, Anedra worked in several different executive-level positions at the charitable foundation of Advocate Health Care.

She has significant experience in strategic and long-term planning; project management; designing, planning, and implementing major fundraisers; managing complex relationships, and fostering staff and leadership development. Anedra has a B.S. in marketing from Hampton University and an M.S. in communications from Northwestern University.

2:00 Disrupting Poverty at Jeremiah Program
9:00 In Fellowship With Those We Serve
16:00 From Constituent to Prospect
24:00 Is This the Right Fit?
29:00 The Responsibility of Being Black in Philanthropy
39:00 Do You Believe in Your Mission?

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