Beverage industry expert who has been a director of Glaceau (vitaminwater) and his former family-owned distribution company Atlas Distributing of MA.
Kerry also brings a tremendous experience and success in the hotel and hospitality business and will serve as key member of the board in organizing some of the upcoming 15 events.
In April 2010, Vida took on another exciting challenge alongside Robin Quivers as Director at the 15 Foundation. Braaten is the owner and president of a chain of natural health food stores in the Midwest/Chicago area.
In addition Kris is a successful real estate developer and expert in green building.
After a professional career in tennis, a BA in Finance at Baylor University and an MA in International Affairs at the New School in New York, Vida chose to embark on an investment banking career at Deutsche Bank.
While working on Wall Street, she started volunteering with the International Rescue Committee and seized opportunities that led to travel in several developing countries.