Keri Bennington is the Director of Business Development for UNC Executive Development. In this role, she identifies and grows relationships with prospective clients who are interested in developing and delivering customized executive education programs for their organizations.
Keri focuses on the development of new custom programs with global organizations as they address their talent management needs to support organizational strategy. She has managed the design, development and delivery for multiple customized executive development programs for varied levels of audiences for both governmental clients as well as Fortune 500 companies in the retail, biotherapeutics, technology, and consumer goods industries.
Prior to joining UNC, Keri served as Director of the Independent College Fund of North Carolina, where she was responsible for managing programs to support scholarships and experiential learning opportunities for students attending the 36 private colleges and universities in the state. Keri also has an array of nonprofit development and event management experience, having served in statewide leadership roles for both the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the American Diabetes Association.
Keri received her BA in Journalism and Mass Communication with a concentration in Public Relations from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and obtained her MBA from UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School.
Keri has co-authored the following UNC Executive Development white paper: