Director of Strategic Partnerships
As Director of Strategic Partnerships at NextAfter, Kendell is responsible for developing relationships with leaders at nonprofits. Seeking innovative ways to empower their fundraising potential in our digitally connected world.
Before joining NextAfter, Kendell was an entrepreneur with some high school friends where they started a technology company, that focused on providing high-end technology solutions for medium to large corporate enterprises. The company grew to 100+ employees, with annual revenues exceeding $20 million before he changed course and attended Seminary.
Following his time at seminary, Kendell played a key role in strategic partnership development, along with being a speaker and presenter at conferences in the USA, Canada, and Europe for the world leader in Bible software tools and resources Faithlife Corporation, formally Logos Bible Software.
Kendell is a co-founder of The Chronicles of Christ, a children’s biblical animation project produced by Zoetifex Studios. He is also a business advisor for Kerux Group, Red Metrics, and Lumentis.io, along with a member of the board of directors for Youth for Christ Pittsburgh, and the Alexandrian Forum.
Kendell lives in Pittsburgh, PA with his wife Emily and their two children.