Kerry Franco

President and Chief Deputy of Strategic Partnerships and Innovation, Greater Los Angeles Education Foundation

Kerry Franco is the President and Chief Deputy of Strategic Partnerships and Innovation at the Greater Los Angeles Education Foundation.

Previously, Kerry was the Senior Director for Development for the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, where she managed fundraising efforts across the medical enterprise with an emphasis on medical education and community engagement initiatives. She also served as a Senior Director of Development for Academic Support at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, Executive Director of the Rio Hondo College Foundation, Program Officer for Scholarships at the California Community Foundation, and Assistant Director of the Norman Topping Student Aid Fund, a scholarship program at USC.

Kerry is an accomplished leader with an extensive background in nonprofit management, student development, and philanthropy. She is passionate about supporting the student experience and has dedicated her life to facilitating relationships and building community to encourage student success.

Kerry earned a BS in Public Policy, Management, and Planning and holds a master’s in education with an emphasis in Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs from the University of Southern California.