As a Cabinet-level official, he maintained authority over all aspects of the insurance industry and served on various committees and task forces, including as a voting member of the Government Relations Legislative Committee (GRLC). In addition to serving as a previous elected member on the National Insurance Producer Registry (NIPR) Board of Directors, as well as Committee Chair and Vice Chair on the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), Kerr's expertise extends considerably into the legislative realm. From 2008 to 2014, he served as an elected member in the Arkansas House of Representatives, District 32, in Little Rock, AR, overseeing matters pertaining to public retirement and social security, revenue and taxation, as well as state and public school life and health insurance. Since 1980, Kerr has been an active insurance professional, stating he is "passionate" about the industry and "doing business the right way," having spent four decades running his own business. Today, Kerr holds the title of Senior Executive Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at OneShare Health. His duties include helping navigate the regulatory industry as it affects OneShare Health and its Members. As a board member, Kerr assists OneShare Health in establishing and maintaining its goals as a health share ministry and ensures the company has adequate, well-managed resources at its disposal.