Asher Kemp, Jr. MSW, MBA
Asher Kemp, Jr. received a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Delaware State University in 2003, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Eastern University in 2007. He has numerous instructor certifications through the American Red Cross as well as the Devereux Foundation. He has served on the Board of Stratford Friends School (Newtown Square, PA) from 2002 to 2008. He was also the Chair of The Search Committee for the Head Master. This school serves elementary and middle school students with language and learning difficulties.
Mr. Kemp is the founder, owner, and former Chief Executive Officer of Multi-Therapy Services (MTS), Inc., a leading agency in the Health and Human Services field, which opened in 1999. The mission of MTS is to improve the quality of life for individuals and families throughout the Tri–State area by incorporating diverse therapies, consultation, training and support services, such as school-based services, psychiatric & psychological evaluations, mentoring and counseling etc. MTS was the recipient of the Community Service Citation by the State of New Jersey for Mental Health Month in May 2012. Mr. Kemp currently services as Vice President of The Board of Multi-Therapy Services, Inc. and the Interim Executive Director of the Coalition of Competent Culturally Providers, Inc.
In 2009 Mr. Kemp became the President of the Yeadon Borough Council, a position he held for two years. He served as a Councilman for Yeadon Borough from 2009-2013. He is currently a Board Officer of the Delaware County Borough’s Association. In addition, Mr. Kemp was a Board Officer of the Pennsylvania State Association of Borough Strategic Action Committee, from April 2010 to May 2012. Mr. Kemp serves on the Camden County Commission on Child Abuse and Missing Children of New Jersey as the Acting Chair. He is a member of the Philadelphia Strong Families Coalition. He serves as President of the Board of The Senior Community Services of Delaware County. Mr. Kemp also serves on the steering committee of the Philadelphia & Bucks County National Association of Social Workers (NASW).
Mr. Kemp was a presenter for the Penn Center for Educational Leadership in the Graduate School of Education (UPENN) for The Delaware Valley Minority Student Achievement Consortium from 2007 to 2008. In addition, he recently presented a seminar on Beginning Your Business at Widener University’s Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology. In 2013, Mr. Kemp started a consulting group, Alliance Solutions LLC, which focuses on business development, public relations, and training.
Mr. Kemp has also worked as a Recreational Therapist, Aquatics Therapist, and in the Community Re-entry Program at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital with spinal cord injured patients and those suffering from Traumatic Brain Injuries. He was featured in the book, “Where is the Mango Princess? A Journey Back from Brain Injury” by Cathy Crimmins for his work at Magee.
Mr. Kemp received the American Red Cross’ Partner Award for his outstanding service and the Spirit of Leadership Award from Creative Wellness in New Jersey. In addition, Mr. Kemp received the Young Executive Award given by the Pyramid Club of Philadelphia.