Kerry Burke

Senior Managing Advisor

Kerry Burke brings Jarrard Inc.’s Health Services clients more than 12 years of experience in corporate and internal communications from a variety of healthcare settings, including both non- and for-profit health systems and companies from across the East and Southeast. Combined with her passion for storytelling, connecting and engaging, she uses this background to help providers develop communications frameworks, effective strategies, and compelling content to engage and inspire their teams and ultimately exceed their goals.

Prior to joining Jarrard, Burke served as business communications advisor for Cigna’s Medicare Advantage and CareAllies businesses. Previously, she launched and managed the internal communications program for the Medical University of South Carolina, ranked as South Carolina’s top health system, and managed communications strategy for HCA Healthcare’s enterprise-wide clinical initiatives.

Burke received her Bachelor of Arts in communications and public relations from Roger Williams University. She is past president and board member of Nashville’s International Association of Business Communicators chapter and serves as chair of STARS Nashville’s associate board.

Worth Knowing:

  • Former NCAA athlete
  • Wannabe food blogger
  • Is one of those weird people who like to run for fun and has completed 8 half marathons