Kerrigan serves as CEO of Alta Environmental, an environmental services firm focused on solving the environmental remediation and compliances needs of California companies, municipalities, and public sector organizations.  He also is engaged in mergers and acquisitions advisory, serving as managing director of Kerrigan Advisors.

Previously, he was managing director at Serent Capital, a $250mm private equity fund focused exclusively on growing, service-sector companies, and president of TL Fabrications, a specialty steel fabrication company. He started his career as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he advised Fortune 500 companies on growth strategy, organizational issues, pricing, and business valuation.

Kerrigan serves on the boards of the Pacific Club, the Orange Catholic Foundation and La Monarca Bakery Co. and is active in the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), Southern California Chapter.

He holds an MBA from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, an MSFS degree from Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service, and a BBA in finance summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame.  He lives in Newport Beach, California with his wife, Erin, and their three young children.


Upcoming Events


February 23 to February 24
2018 Human Development Conference
Conferences/Workshops, Undergraduate Programs
Abigail Midlige, Tommy Emmet
February 23
The Curious Case of Political Liberalization: A Step to Democratization or an Authoritarian Survival Strategy?
Working Groups, Comparative Politics Workshop
M. Tahir Kilavuz


February 26
Diálogo: Journalism, Violence, and Freedom of Speech in Mexico
Working Groups, Latin American History Working Group, Mexico Working Group
Katherine Corcoran, Gema Santamaría
February 26
Deadline: Experiencing the World (ETW) Fellowships
Deadlines, Undergraduate Programs
February 26
Deadline: Doctoral Research Grants