She is president & CEO of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, and is the group’s chief advocate. Her leadership and passion have helped to advance some of the most important and innovative policy measures in support of entrepreneurship and economic growth. Called America's "small business ambassador" she has traveled to scores of developing countries to help business leaders, women’s business associations, educators and public officials create and improve their ecosystems for business startup and growth.
Kerrigan regularly testifies before the U.S. Congress and provides counsel to White House staff and U.S. political leaders. She is the former Chair of the Center for International Private Enterprise, and is a World Entrepreneurship Forum member. The Hill newspaper called Kerrigan "the hardest working woman in show business."
Twitter ID: @karenkerrigan