Kerney Laday, Jr.
For over a decade, Kerney has been a consultant, advising business owners and their stakeholders on complex HR Outsourcing and Healthcare related matters. His solutions are designed to increase efficiencies, mitigate risks, improve earnings, and to attract and retain top talent. In addition, he is the Market President for 6°, a middle-market professional services networking organization.
Kerney currently serves on the Boards of Texas Health Resources www.texashealth.org, Rotary Club of Dallas www.rotary.org, and Good Returns www.goodreturns.org, a company that provides a new form of philanthropy which enables businesses to promote sustainable solutions to our world’s greatest problems.
In 2006, Kerney pursued a career in investment banking with Allegiance Capital Corporation (www.allcapcorp.com). He advised privately held middle market companies in the sale of their businesses. His experience as a business owner coupled with his consultative approach allowed him to excel in investment banking.
After serving nine years in a variety of positions at Xerox Corporation, Kerney left in 1994 and subsequently founded two companies. The firms specialized in the sales of Xerox, Sharp and Panasonic copiers, facsimiles, and printers to public, private and government establishments. These organizations operated until their buy-out in May of 2005 by Alliance Office Systems, Inc. The acquisition included his employment as Director of Sales.
Rotary’s official mottoes, Service Above Self and One Profits Most Who Serves Best are principles Kerney lives by. He is an active Rotarian that also supported other civic organizations such as Salesmanship Club of Dallas, Habitat for Humanity, First3Years, and Plano Independent School District’s Mentoring Programs.
Kerney received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Nazareth College of Rochester, New York. He enjoys traveling, and playing golf and tennis. Kerney has lived in France and Germany and currently resides in Plano, Texas. He has 3 daughters, and has been married 30 years to his wife, Marcia Laday.