Brendan Kinney oversees all of VPR’s fundraising efforts, including major and planned giving, membership, underwriting, foundation grants, and capital campaigns. He also manages VPR's efforts to reach new listeners. Kinney joined VPR in February 2010.
Kinney comes to VPR from SUNY Plattsburgh, where he served as Associate Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Executive Director of Marketing and Public Relations. Previously, he was Director of Saint Michael’s College Annual Fund and Advancement Services.
Kinney holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and a Master’s degree in Education from Saint Michael’s College. He serves as a member of the Essex Town School District Board of Directors and resides in Essex with Mary Brodsky and their three children.