Kerry Loehr

How do your colleagues describe you?

Kerry (he/him/his) is conscientious, diligent, passionate, trustworthy, and lighthearted.

Why do you do what you do?

Kerry has been very fortunate in his personal and professional life, which stems from a combination of hard work and privilege. His personal mission now is to share his knowledge and skills, especially with those who have been historically disadvantaged, in order to help affect positive change in my community.

Bio:

Kerry Loehr was born and raised in Oregon, and currently resides in Hood River with his wife Traci. Together they owned operated the Gorgeous Series (running event company) for 8+ years. Most notably, they launched and grew the Bend Marathon and Half (10k/5k) into a significant regional event before selling it in 2018. Kerry graduated from Portland State University in 2005 with his B.S. in Marketing and Management, before going on to obtain his MBA from the University of Dayton in Ohio in 2002.
Kerry has enjoyed a long career of launching successful products for Fortune 500 companies, as well as creating the Gorgeous Series. His strengths include marketing research, business plan development, brand development, project management, retail experience, partnership development, business development at C Suite level, vendor engagement and negotiations, business strategy development and execution, prioritization, as well as extensive experience in the Finance Industry.
When he’s not working he loves to trail run with his dog Bodhi, hike, ski, and climb both glaciated mountains and solid rock.