Kerry Evers, PhD
Kerry Evers, PhD, is the Co-President & CEO of Pro-Change Behavior Systems, Inc., the leading behavior change consulting firm and solutions provider. Pro-Change’s mission is to empower people to experience life-changing breakthroughs by leveraging the undeniable power and reliability of in-depth behavior change science and evidence-based truths.
Kerry holds a PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University of Rhode Island (URI) and is adjunct faculty at URI. She and her team work to develop and evaluate high-tech programs that help individuals improve their well-being. These programs are used around the world by health systems, employers, and large organizations. She has been awarded several grants and contracts from the National Institutes of Health to support this work. In July 2011, Dr. Evers was named one of Rhode Island’s top business people in the annual “40 Under Forty” feature based on her career success and community involvement.
Dr. Evers has over 40 publications and has been invited to speak at close to 100 meetings and conferences around the world. Among her awards, she has been recognized by the U.S. Office of the Secretary of Defense, the office of the Secretary of the Air Force, and last year, she was the recipient of the Mark Dundon Research Award by HERO. This award honors dedication and commitment to the field of health and well-being and acknowledges the recipients as researchers of the year for outstanding achievements.
Kerry is most passionate about bringing her work and her time to local communities and is involved in a variety of regional non-profits. She recently co-founded a charitable giving organization in her town.