Christopher Kennedy


Christopher Kennedy is Chief Executive Officer of Leadership Austin and a small business owner. Mr. Kennedy previously had a long executive career at LCRA and held various positions with Chase Bank.

In addition to his board service with Communities In Schools of Central Texas, Mr. Kennedy also serves on the Board of the LIFT Alliance, St. Austin’s Catholic Church, and is a member of the Austin Research Organization.  He has been on the Boards of the Austin Community Foundation, The Trail Foundation, Leadership Austin, and the Seton Forum.

Mr. Kennedy graduated from The University of Texas at Austin and is a huge Longhorn football fan having missed only one home football game in the last 32 years. His passion for Communities In Schools comes from a growing up in a family of educators and his understanding of the nonacademic challenges CIS helps students overcome so they can be successful in school.