A native of Harrisburg in Central Pennsylvania, Kerwin joined the Uplifting Athletes Board of Directors in 2012 and serves as Treasurer.

Kerwin is very involved as a servant to other community organizations in the greater Harrisburg area. Since 1999 he has been the Treasurer and a member of the Board of Directors for Salt ‘N Light Youth Ministry, was on the Board of Directors for the West Shore Chamber of Commerce for more than a decade, including a two-year stint at Board Chair, and since 2016 has been Chairperson of the Board of the United Methodist Home for Children. He also served as Treasurer for his church for nearly 15 years and for the last six years has served on the Community Advisory Committee for a Continuing Care Community.

Since 2003, Kerwin has worked for Pyramid Construction, a commercial general contractor, serving as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Prior to joining Pyramid Construction, the Roanoke College graduate spent 14 years as a Vice President and Controller for another commercial general contractor; worked as a controller for two other Central Pennsylvania companies through most of the 1980s and started his career as a Senior Accountant with Price Waterhouse & Co. in Nashville, Tennessee.