Kerri A. Smith

Kerri A. Smith opened the west coast office of the Rainforest Alliance in 1991, where she worked until retiring in 1996 to join its board. In that time, she expanded the influence of the Rainforest Alliance and was responsible for significant fundraising activities including Lollapalooza, the 91X Save the World Radiothon and Jungle Masquerades I through V. Ms. Smith served as the Southern California representative for EarthShare from 1992 through 1998. Representing EarthShare in the Combined Federal Campaign she was consistently one of it's most requested speakers, appearing at hundreds of Federal installations. From 1981 to 1991 Kerri worked in commercial real estate sales in the investment division for Grubb & Ellis, receiving distinguished honors as a top producer. Kerri has served on several boards and co-founded the Save Our Teachers Campaign. She is in the real estate investment business, a marathon runner, avid scuba diver and lives with her husband and two children in La Jolla, California.