Kerry is new contemporary author and the web publisher of BestofUS.com and SmartestofUS.com. Kerry is a retired financial advisor having built and sold one of the largest American Express Financial Advisors franchises in the United States.
Shortly after retirement in 2005 he started a self-examination process that took four years to complete. The result of the self-examination is Tall Grass, a memoir of a young boy, Kobie, growing up in the Midwest and having his beliefs in God, family, and love tested, destroyed and reshaped. Grasshopper, his sequel to Tall Grass, which will follow Kobie through his high school and college years in Indiana, will be published in 2012.
Kerry lives with his wife Nita in Birmingham, Alabama. They have two children and three grandchildren. Kerry has recently qualified to represent the state of Alabama in the 2011 Senior Olympics in the 100 and 200 meter dashes, he is a repeat participant in the Indy Mini Marathon, and a world traveler having spent extended time in China, Vietnam, Thailand, Europe, and Russia. He and Nita plan to visit Africa in 2011. Their travels are chronicled at http://bestofustravelers.blogspot.com/