Camille Kerr

Board of Directors

Camille Kerr

Camille promotes workplace democracy through her firm, Upside Down Consulting. She specializes in designing innovative worker-centered legal structures, cooperative development with members of marginalized communities, policy advocacy and drafting, and supporting existing businesses to become worker-owned. Her clients are academic institutions, field-building nonprofits, labor organizations, social enterprises, and community groups promoting economic democracy.

Upside Down is supporting the development of a worker cooperative food service contractor, ChiFresh Kitchen, which is owned and determined primarily by formerly incarcerated folks living in the south & west sides of Chicago.

Camille is also currently a board member of the Interaction Institute for Social Change, a steering committee member for the Cooperative Professionals Guild, a member of the Council of Cooperative Economists, an executive fellow with the Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing at the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations, and serves on the boards for EG Woode, Staffing Cooperative, and Certified Employee Owned.

Before starting Upside Down Consulting, Camille served as the Associate Director of The ICA Group, the Director of Field Building at the Democracy at Work Institute and the Director of Research at the National Center for Employee Ownership. She has a law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law where she was awarded a human rights fellowship and graduated cum laude.