Director Program Strategy and Development
Kerry Fliss is the Director of Program Strategy & Development at SquashDrive. In this role, she leads program planning, staff management, operations, and fundraising for a non-profit youth development program that prepares Oakland public school students for success in high school, college, and beyond. Kerry began her career in advertising where she spent 15 years leading integrated marketing campaigns for Fortune 500 clients such as Procter & Gamble, Microsoft, and IBM. In 2008 she moved to Chicago and began applying her corporate skill-set to the non-profit sector. There she worked to improve access to education opportunities for students on Chicago's South Side, ran her own consultancy to help non-profit Boards articulate and communicate their strategic visions, and served as Executive Director of First Principals, a managerial leadership coaching program for school principals. Kerry holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s School of Business in Kingston, Ontario.