Kerry graduated from Babson college with a BA in business. She continued her education at Bridgewater state university taking child education classes and receiving her teaching certification. Spending 6 years as a one on one educational specialist. She helped the individual achieve his goals through motivation, assistive technology, and implementing creative ways for learning.
Utilizing her business education, teaching and leadership skills, Kerry and her husband, Jason, have built a highly successful car dealership, Bourne’s Auto Center. They started in 1998 with a small 20 car lot in Easton, MA employing 3 people. Currently they have 3 locations, over 1000 cars in inventory, over 100 employees, and annual revenues in excess of 125 million. Kerry has a proven track record in acquiring inventory, marketing, and increasing sales. With their leadership, Bourne’s Auto has been named 3 times Massachusetts Dealer of the year.
Giving back has also been very important to them, they have established a program called charity of the month and give around $2,000 every month to national, state, and local charities. For over 20 years, Kerry and her family have been involved with the Genesis Fund, a nonprofit which helps children born with birth defects. She has personally donated and helped raise over $300,000. Kerry is excited to enter the cannabis field where she knows she can make a difference in the community, employees, and customer lives.
Kerry has also spent much of her time raising four children. With a passion for sports, it led her to Easton youth Basketball and Easton Youth lacrosse. For the last 8 years she has dedicated herself to teaching kids both on and off the field. She is involved in the community serving on both the hockey and basketball booster boards for the last several years. Kerry has also served on the Oliver Ames Athletic Hall of Fame committee for 15 years.
Being an athlete, coach, educator, and businesswoman, truthfully Kerry was not sure of the legalization of marijuana. Worrying about the safety of the children in our society and the ongoing issues of drug and alcohol abuse, Kerry has weighed the pros and cons of the law. Now that it has passed, her focus is that we educate the public and make sure that all cannabis products are used appropriately, in moderation, and safely. Her other concern is that it stays out of the hands of anyone under the age of 21. She is a passionate leader and team player who wants to build a company that is invested in the community and above and beyond in the safety, education and proper use of all cannabis products.