Kennedy Atkins is a native of Birmingham, Ala., and graduate of Samford University who joined the Foundation as Development Associate in 2019 and was named Donor Relations Manager in 2020.
Atkins graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a minor in French. His internships included stints at the Alabama Policy Institute (a sister think tank to the Georgia Public Policy Foundation), with Alabama State Rep. Jack Williams, and with DirectPath, which helps employees manage their health care benefits, before his December 2018 graduation. He also worked as a venue manager for a catering company.
Atkins assists Foundation President and CEO Kyle Wingfield with donor relations and outreach.