April 25, 2019

Alumna Donates to Create Historic Preservation Scholarship

University of Mary Washington alumna Kerri S. Barile has carved a career and built a business out of her passion for, and education in, historic preservation. As co-founder and president of Dovetail Cultural Resource Group, she now is giving back to her alma mater while blazing a trail for UMW students to follow in her footsteps.

Kerri Barile '94 is co-owner of Dovetail Cultural Resources Group.

Kerri Barile ’94 is co-owner of Dovetail Cultural Resources Group.

Dovetail, under the direction of Barile and her business partner, Michael Carmody, recently donated $26,000 to create an endowed scholarship for UMW historic preservation students. Pending approval by the UMW Board of Visitors, it will be named the Dovetail Cultural Resource Group Scholarship for Historic Preservation.

“Mary Washington has given so much to me personally – and now is providing our company with close connections to professors, students and alumni,” said Barile, who graduated from the University in 1994 with a degree in historic preservation. Read more.

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