Kassie Erb is the president of Philadelphia-based Fox & Roach Charities, the charitable arm of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices (BHHS) Fox & Roach, REALTORS® and The Trident Group. Erb first rose into a leadership role with BHHS Fox & Roach Charities in 2008, and then became president in 2011.
Of her new position, Erb said: “The company trusted me to lead and grow their legacy of giving. They asked me to guide the Board of Trustees and do what was needed in the many communities we serve. They respected my leadership, opinions and ability.”
With BHHS Fox & Roach Charities, Erb focuses on giving back to the community; since its inception, Fox & Roach Charities has contributed over $5.2 million and well over 200,000 volunteer hours to more than 250 local community organizations in the Greater Philadelphia and Tri-State areas.
Erb’s annual backpack drive has had record-breaking success providing school supplies to students; In 2017, they helped gather 5,345 backpacks and raise $79,187 for Cradles to Crayons, an organization that provides low-income and homeless children around Greater Philadelphia with everyday essentials.
In terms of career growth, Erb said: “Stay focused, determined and do your job to the best of your ability. It will not go unnoticed or under appreciated.”