Kerry-Ann Royes is a mom, wife, businesswoman and active community advocate who lives in Broward County, Florida and is particularly passionate about education and social issues affecting women and girls.
She is the founder of The Arrow Consulting and advises clients on business strategy in corporate social citizenship, non-profit leadership, and collaborative community development issues—all with an eye to improving the lives of families and children in South Florida. Royes is a visionary leader, passionate about sharing her expertise in social innovation, strategic alliances, and project management to effect real and lasting social change.
She serves on the board of Partners In Education, Inc., a non-profit entity responsible for developing business partnerships that improve the academic experience of more than 250,000 students in all 238 Broward County schools. She formerly worked as executive director of Community Advancement for the YMCA of South Florida, where she led the expansion of out-of-school-time programs serving more than 3,500 students daily.
Royes earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology/sociology from Florida International University and an Executive MBA from Florida Atlantic University.
A native of Jamaica, Royes has lived in South Florida for more than 25 years, where she embraces the gorgeous weather, diverse population, and rich opportunities for art and culture. When she’s not focused on saving the world, Royes enjoys reading, traveling and soaking in the sun at the beach with her family.