Maxwell Kennady

Roles at NAAEE:

Staff

Maxwell Kennady works with NAAEE on a variety of website, technology, data, and analytics projects. He was an intern at NAAEE during the summer of 2012 and then worked as NAAEE's Project and Technology Coordinator from 2014 to 2015; his primary projects included designing and building eePRO and NAAEE's new website. Kennady has previously worked on organizational and technology development projects with a variety of government, nonprofit and for-profit organizations, including the Aegis Group, the City of Eden, Texas, the Eden Economic Development Corportation, and the Martin County Convent, Inc. Addtionally, Kennady served as a US Peace Corps Volunteer from 2015 to 2017, when he worked on community and economic development projects in Mali and Benin in West Africa.

Kennady was a recipient of The Fund for American Studies’ (TFAS) 2014 Eben Tisdale Fellowship. During the fellowship, he analyzed political action committee (PAC) and technology industry data for the legislative affairs leadership team at BSA: The Software Alliance in Washington, D.C. Kennady also researched and reported on current issues in intellectual property and drafted issue memoranda for BSA global members like Microsoft and IBM. He was also a TFAS Public Policy Fellow, a year-long professional development and policy leadership fellowship for D.C. area professionals. Kennady has participated in two summer academic programs in Washington, D.C. on the role of government and the social sector in American society: the Institute on Business and Government Affairs and the Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service.

Kennady graduated summa cum laude from Angelo State University with a dual BBA in Management Information Systems and International Business and was recognized as the top business graduate of his class with the 2014 College of Business Distinguished Student Award. He graduated from the ASU Honors Program with Highest Honors after completing a senior thesis on the use of knowledge management technology in nonprofit organizations. Kennady plans to pursue a Master of Public Administration degree, specializing in data and nonprofit technology, starting in Fall 2018.