President of The Palm Beach Holding Company LTD Antigua & Barbuda
Mr. Kerrigan is the President of The Palm Beach Holding Company, Ltd. of Antigua and Barbuda which is developing the very exclusive Lighthouse Bay Resort on the Island of Barbuda in the Caribbean. Mr. Kerrigan spent 32 years with Information Technology, Inc., (now a business unit of Fiserv, Inc), a financial technology solution developer, which provides virtually all software and associated services required for banking to more than one third of US banks. Mr. Kerrigan retired as COO of Information Technology in 1999 and then served 11 years as a consultant to the company on many software and business issues for the company.
Mr. Kerrigan began his career as a software engineer for First Data Resources, FDR, in Omaha, Nebraska. He then served with the Burroughs (now Unisys) Corporation as a Technical Representative for three years before being hired as the first employee at Information Technology in 1977 as a software developer. Mr. Kerrigan was deeply involved in the development of several independent systems developed by the company and was an instrumental part of the staff which developed the company's core banking applications. In 1981 he was named head of the Administration Division of the company and ultimately was promoted to Chief Operating Officer of the company before his retirement in 1999.
Mr. Kerrigan is currently chairman of Solid State Networks of Phoenix AZ, a leading developer of specialized, high performance solutions for content delivery over the internet. In addition to his professional career Mr. Kerrigan has been involved in real estate ventures since 1969. These include various rental property ventures in homes, commercial and office buildings, as well as commercial land development.
Mr. Kerrigan received a B.A. in mathematics and physics from the University of Nebraska Omaha in 1973 and is a director and past chairman of The Raikes School Corporate Advisory Board at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Mr. Kerrigan is also a member of the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Advisory Board for the College of Arts and Sciences.