Depth Public Relations founder Kerri Milam has held executive and senior management positions in four leading PR firms; served in marketing roles for global business consulting firm KPMG and a pioneering technology corporation; edited financial trade and business-to-business publications; and represented the public affairs interests of government and affordable housing non-profit entities.
Kerri’s focus on financial services and economic development reflects her personal passion for increasing prosperity and changing lives through progressive business achievements.
Expert in Financial Services Marketing
DepthPR’s financial services marketing approach originated in financial journalism. Kerri edited Pension World, a monthly trade magazine for the employee benefits industry, in the mid-1980s. Later, at top-tier global PR agency KetchumPR, she served business and community banks, commercial real estate firms, and major business technology vendors. She subsequently provided marketing and public relations counsel for Georgia’s statewide affordable housing finance and industrial development agency. In the late 1990s, she managed the regional marketing activities of major global accounting and consulting services provider KPMG Peat Marwick.
Kerri has worked with major vendors in banking, mortgage lending, fraud prevention, collateral valuation, transaction processing, and self-service kiosks, providing targeted technology and financial marketing services combined with proven public relations strategies. An associate member of the Mortgage Bankers Association, she continues to pursue her career-long passion for issues related to residential finance and affordable housing.
Public Relations for Economic Development Leaders
Throughout her 25-plus-year career, Kerri Milam has worked with or represented local, state and national economic development initiatives including affordable housing, technology growth initiatives and community development. She has seen firsthand the relationship between key social issues and the financial environment that either fosters or addresses them.
Kerri guides DepthPR with the understanding that the financial services industry is an essential contributor to economic development strategies that ensure national and global prosperity.