Shane Kinkennon

Partner & Co-Founder


Shane Kinkennon is a partner and cofounder at Wolfe Kinkennon and a designer and facilitator of strategic-planning processes.

Shane currently brings his facilitative-leadership skills to bear as project director for the Prescription for Activity Task Force, a major national public-private Task Force of healthcare experts who seek to significantly evolve preventive health in the United States. Shane has designed and facilitated strategic-planning workshops for a wide array of organizations and other collaborative convenings -- from state Medicaid chiefs to the board of directors of the world's preeminent mountain-biking advocacy group. Shane has worked with executives, officials, and thought leaders from Fortune 500 companies, academia, federal and state administrative agencies, issue think tanks, trade associations, major national advocacy groups, and thriving locally owned businesses. 

Shane also is principal of the 11-year-old Kinkennon Communications, Inc., where he helps similar organizations discern exactly what to say, and how, when undertaking complex change initiatives or tackling fundamental business, funding, positioning, public policy, or other challenges. Shane works with charitable funders, nonprofit advocacy groups, membership organizations, small professional services firms, and corporate public-affairs teams.