Leadership Is Our Responsibility

Closing our Women. Connected. Conference, TBW President Kendra Kinnison will share the stories of mentorship and friendship that changed the trajectory of her life and why we all have a responsibility to lead the next generation.

Kendra Kinnison, MBA, CPA, is a seasoned entrepreneur and executive. She’s currently the Director of Finance for Port Royal Ocean Resort in Corpus Christi, Texas, and holds ownership interests in companies in the publishing and alternative energy industries. Kendra has been a member of TBW – Corpus Christi since 1996 and has served as local organization President and Region Director twice, as well as State Treasurer and President-Elect. She was instrumental in moving the organization to a virtual infrastructure and led several training and development efforts.

Having served in leadership positions in a number of community organizations, Kendra was an inaugural selection to Corpus Christi’s Top 40 Under 40 in 1996, was a Y Women in Careers Honoree in 2005, and received the Young Entrepreneur Award from the SBA in 2006.

Holding an MBA and BBA (in accounting) from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi, Kinnison is the youngest MBA graduate in the school’s history. She is also a graduate of Leadership Corpus Christi Class XXX and was the Steering Committee Chair for Class XXXV.