Kevin Kern

Chief Operating Officer

The Center COO, Kevin Kern

Kevin Kern is the Chief Operating Officer at The Center. He joined the organization in 2007 and has over 17 years of nonprofit leadership experience working in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities. As the COO, Kevin is responsible for the overall operation and continuous quality improvement of The Center’s programs and services. Kevin graduated from Bellevue University with a Bachelor of Science in Human and Social Services Administration, as well as a Master of Public Administration, and is currently pursuing his Doctor of Public Administration at Walden University. Outside the Center, Kevin is the President of the Intellectual and Developmental Needs Council of Harris County, a Board Member with the Private Providers Association of Texas, and a member of the I/DD Planning Advisory Council with the Harris Center for Mental Health and I/DD. In the past, Kevin has also served on the Advisory Council for Houston Community College’s VAST Academy as well as a start-up committee for GiGi’s Playhouse of Houston. Kevin is committed to ensuring that individuals with I/DD have choices, opportunities, and the tools needed to help them thrive as participating members of the community.