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Beth Kerly


Senior Director Marketing & Communications

Professional Bio

Beth Kerly, MBA, serves as Sr. Director of Marketing & Communications for NACCE. She has over 20 years in higher education serving as an Associate Professor at Hillsborough Community College (HCC), and has served as an adjunct-faculty at the University of Tampa. In addition to her teaching activities, Kerly served as the co-founder of the Hillsborough Community College Entrepreneurship and Innovation program and the Inlab. She actively works in promoting and building community and business relationships for NACCE and its members. Before joining HCC, Ms. Kerly founded BK Consulting, a business and marketing advisory service company. In the 1990’s, Kerly served as the manager of innovative programs for Conectiv Communications, a startup telecommunications service provider and as Director of Public Relations for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware. From 2005-2007, she served the Southwest Florida region as Special Assistant to Governor Jeb Bush.

Goldey-Beacom College 1998 Masters, Business Administration
Areas of Expertise
Design Thinking, Ecosystem Building, Entrepreneurial Mindset, Entrepreneurship Centers, Entrepreneurship Curriculum, Female Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Pitch Competitions, Veteran Entrepreneurship