Kerby Houff

Senior Vice-President

Kerby is a Senior Vice President at SSI Strategy. He is a management consultant executive and PMP-certified program manager with more than 15 years’ experience helping clients solve big problems. He has significant experience supporting life science companies with organizational transformation efforts with a focus on supporting the Chief Medical Officer and everything under the Medical Office’s purview, from Clinical Development to Global Medical Affairs to Pharmacovigilance.

He is a frequent contributor to SSI thought leadership, authoring the white paper, Preparing for Leadership Transition: Strategic Planning for Broadened Responsibilities. Outside of his responsibilities at SSI, he is an Adjunct Professor of Management at Virginia Tech, teaching courses on management consulting and driving value in professional services organizations.

Prior to joining SSI in 2012, Kerby was a Managing Director at DRT Strategies, a boutique management consulting firm based in Washington, DC. He managed DRT’s Law Enforcement and Homeland Security Sector, and was responsible for all projects with the US Department of Justice, the US Department of Homeland Security, and the US Department of Treasury.

Kerby holds a Master in Business Administration from Georgetown University and Bachelors of Science degrees in Finance and Marketing Management from Virginia Tech. He lives in Arlington, VA with his wife Meredith and their four children, Emerson, Yardley, Hampton, and Poppy.