Father Kevin Kennedy’s Full Bio

Rev. Dr. Kevin C. Kennedy serves as a Senior Leadership Director with Leadership Roundtable who is a faculty member for the Toolbox for Pastoral Management and accompanies parish and diocesan leaders in developing their capacity to thrive and lead effectively.  Kevin is a Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant, certified to use the Immunity to Change™ change management process, and is certified by the Center for Creative Leadership to deliver the Catholic Leadership 360 assessment tool, He has 27 years of pastoral experience at seven parishes in the Archdiocese of Washington and served as a Dean (Vicar Forane) in three deaneries.  For 15 years, he taught graduate courses in organizational development and leadership at The Catholic University of America. Prior to ordination, Kevin worked in the capital markets and corporate finance.

Kevin received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Bernard Baruch College in New York with a major in finance.  He also obtained a MBA degree with a double major in finance and strategic management from the Krannert School at Purdue University. At The Catholic University of America, he received a BA in Sacred Theology and a Doctor of Ministry Degree. In his doctoral work, Kevin focused on studying how the Church can use social science research models for decision making and strategic planning. Prior to ordination, Kevin was the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of a medical research firm and a licensed broker-dealer with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  He has been a board member with six Catholic institutions. 

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