Kerry S. Pearson
doesn't care to become a household name in the District.
It called Kerry S. Pearson
"I count Kerry
as one of my closest friends.
The road to political influence for Kerry Shawn Pearson
has been rugged.When he
started out, he
had nothing to leverage: no inherited wealth, no well-positioned relative, and no friend of a friend who knew someone.
a self-made guy.
Before they married, Kerry Pearson
became a confidant she
often consulted about career options.When she was preparing to leave the company she worked for, he persuaded her to join his team.Today, she is the president and chief operating officer of Kerry S. Pearson LLC.
Pearson jokes that she
"owns half of everything and all of me."
"[And] I don't know why God gave Kerry Pearson
the ability to know what to say at the right moment and to know what action to take.
It's Kerry Pearson
comes out with breakfast for our poll workers, and nobody else has breakfast for anybody, so he
comes out with lunch, and nobody has lunch for anybody except us, so he
feeds everybody at all the polls [in Ward 2].
"And I always say that by dinnertime everybody is handing out my literature," adds Evans
."The fact is we only won by  votes....That might have been the difference.I don't know.All I know is that Kerry
did a superb job."
"There was a time when I'd call Kerry
and say, 'The constituent-services fund is low,'" says Evans
, to his
credit, recognized the money was not in the fundraising," says Evans
"I don't know [that] Kerry
was trying to push any one thing.
Still, when young wannabe political fundraisers look to measure their skill and talent, the person they are likely to consider as the standard is Kerry Shawn Pearson
likes it or not, when his
name is mentioned, people don't think of health care, or construction, or even government consulting.They think of money.
won't acknowledge it, his