Kerry Murphy Healey is the inaugural president of the Milken Institute's Center for Advancing the American Dream in Washington, DC. The mission of the Center is to expand access to the American Dream and tell the story of America through the eyes of those who came seeking opportunity, freedom and a better life for themselves and their families. The Center will include a visitor center on Pennsylvania Avenue, on-line educational resources, a conference center and American Dream research fellows. The visitor center is scheduled to open to the public in the Summer of 2023 in the restored historic Riggs Bank buildings across from the US Treasury and the White House. Dr. Healey was previously the president of Babson College for six years. She was the 70th Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts from 2003 to 2007 under Governor Mitt Romney. She served as a special advisor on the Romney for President Campaign.
|Born:||Kerry Murphy, April 30, 1960, Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.|
|Education:||Harvard University, Trinity College, Dublin|
|Preceded by:||Leonard Schlesinger|
|Succeeded by:||Stephen Spinelli Jr.|
About Kerry Healey
Known best for holding office as Lieutenant Governor under the Massachusetts gubernatorial administration of Mitt Romney, this Republican politician also launched an unsuccessful 2006 campaign for Massachusetts governor.
Kerry Healey Before Fame
After earning a bachelor's degree in government from Harvard University, she received a doctorate in law and political science from Trinity College, Dublin.
Achievement of Kerry Healey
Kerry Healey Family Life
The only daughter of Edward and Shirley Murphy, she was born in Nebraska and raised in Florida. Her marriage to financial executive Sean Healey resulted in children named Averill and Alex.
Associations of Kerry Healey
She and Jane Swift were both Republican lieutenant governors of Massachusetts (Swift was also the first female governor of the state).
Information related to Kerry Healey
- Seabreeze High School alumni
- Women in Massachusetts politics
- Massachusetts Republican Party chairs
- Lieutenant Governors of Massachusetts