Kevin J. Carr - West Burlington, Iowa, Community Leader

About Kevin J. Carr of Iowa

Based in West Burlington, Iowa, Kevin J. Carr guides Southeastern Community College as vice president of administrative services and manages a full spectrum of non-academic operations. These include building projects, residence halls, and finance. Kevin J. Carr has also managed major undertakings such as the construction of a four-story residence hall.

Since taking on this position in 2014, Mr. Carr has been successful in overseeing an institutional culture turnaround within the context of challenging negotiations between the administration and faculty members. He also helped create a pioneering Operating Budget Committee that brings together employee groups across campus. An ongoing effort has involved securing $6.5 million in funding toward a planned $10 million indoor sports arena.

Kevin J. Carr maintains a strong community presence that includes a recent appointment to the U.S. Bank Advisory Board in Burlington, Iowa, and he also took an active role in fundraising that enabled the creation of the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington. He enjoys activities such as jet skiing and boating on the Lake of the Ozarks in his free time.