Clanswoman and Clansman 2016
Pamela Snite Kerr and Andrew Duncan Kerr
Andrew D. Kerr
A former Chair of the Illinois Saint Andrew Society Board of Governors, Andrew D. Kerr is presently serving as the (volunteer) Owner's Representative for the Caledonian House of Illinois Saint Andrew Society's Scottish Home in North Riverside, IL. Andy represented the interests of the governors and executives of the society and Scottish Home in the construction of this 11,000 square foot state of the art, twenty room, memory care facility.
Prior to retirement, Andy was the Chief Administrative Officer of Lake Forest Academy. Before being promoted to CAO, Andy was the Academy's Chief Financial Officer. He was responsible for reorganizing the business department to achieve separation of duties and to create a more efficient operation; he has overseen the 140% growth in revenues from summer programs, and a 39% increase in external catering events at the Armour House. Over his ten years at the academy, Andy oversaw the development of over 100,000 square feet of new academic, residential, athletic and dining space and managed the renovation and re purposing of over 50,000 square feet of existing space.
Before joining LFA, Andy spent thirty years in a variety of financial, international and technology management positions in Chicago and New York. Beginning with international cash management at The Northern Trust Company in 1974, Andy developed the Global Financial Management Consulting Department of Citibank.
After being chief of staff for Corporate Trust at Bankers Trust, Andy returned to Chicago as Vice President for Technology at Continental Bank. Following the mergers of Continental Bank and Bank of America and Nations Bank, Andy became the chief infrastructure officer of Health Care Service Corporation, where he was responsible for all corporate IT infrastructure, data center operations and telecommunications.
Andy received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Monmouth College in 1973, where he was president of the Student Union, his fraternity, and a member of Blue Key Honorary Fraternity and Psi Chi, the national psychology honorary. He received his MBA degree in finance and marketing from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University 1975.
Andy is a member of the Monmouth College Alumni Board and the National Business Officers Association. Andy is a member of the Ventana Canyon Golf and Racquet Club in Tucson, Arizona. He is also a member of the Michigan Shores Club in Wilmette and a past commodore of the White Lake Yacht Club, Whitehall, MI.
Pamela Snite Kerr
Pam has done fund development for museums and schools, the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers, the White Lake Yacht Club Sailing School Association, and chaired the foundation of her local Rotary club.
Pam designed and implemented occupations health monitoring systems; spoke to health associations and published articles focusing on preventive health management.
A 1970 BA from Manhattanville College and a 1975 MBA from Northwestern University, led to Pam's thirty year plus career in various aspects of health care. Pam's job at Standard Oil of Indiana tracked Amoco workers, following the epidemiology of a healthy population.
In 1981, Pam joined American Cyanamid and continued working with computerized wellness tracking programs. Pam also became the President of Collinsville Child Care Center. Leadership positions with both the Evanston (IL) Junior League and Morristown (NJ) Junior League led to leadership at the national and international level with a position on the Board of the Association of Junior Leagues, International and leadership at the club and district levels in Rotary International.
Pam chairs "HeathRays - A Rotary Digital XRay Project" (www.healthrays.info). Rotary is a leading partner in the delivery of sustainable, diagnostic imaging technology to underserved communities. Experiences drawn from this District 6440 pioneering pilot in Guatemala provides a base for similar installations around the world.
She has served on the Board of the White Lake Yacht Club and was the club's first female Commodore. Pam has been a volunteer for the Midwest Palliative & Hospice Care Center. She was a founder of Catbackers Club at Northwestern University. Pam is a Board Member of The Alumnae of Northwestern University.
She is a Life Member of the Illinois Saint Andrew Society and major donor to the Rotary Foundation.