Governance & Special Projects Assistant

Kerry Hocker is the governance & special projects assistant for the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy. In this role since 2008, she is responsible for the overall management and executive support for the Organization’s governance program.  

Along with Conservancy leadership, she works closely with the Board of Directors and the committees that provide oversight to the Conservancy.  She also handles special projects, which have included community engagement and associated project management and development of the Organization’s strategic plans and public art installations along the riverfront.

Prior to that, she served over 26 years in the St. John Health System as an executive assistant to both the president and chairman of the Board of Directors. While there, she received the system's Employee Service Excellence Award in 2006.

After attending Ferris State University, Kerry received her liberal arts degree from Macomb Community College, graduating Summa Cum Laude.

She is a talented dancer, loves to laugh and enjoys the arts, travel and spending time with family and friends.