Keith Hardy-Merritt

Associate Director, Operations & Communications
School of Arts and Sciences

Keith Hardy-Merritt has more than 11 years of operations and communications experience in the higher education sector. Most recently, he served as the Associate Director for Operations, Finance and Administration for the Jay H. Baker Retailing Center at Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania). In this role, Keith was responsible for the strategic oversight of the Center’s budget and day-to-day fiscal operations while leading and executing all programming for corporate partners, students and alumni. Prior to Wharton, Keith worked as an Account Executive at The Karma Agency, a mid-size strategic communications firm in Philadelphia and was responsible for managing client accounts in the areas of marketing, media relations, and creative development.

Keith earned his Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Villanova University. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, exercising, being outdoors, and coaching youth athletics.