Executive Director of External Relations
Eddie Kenny joined Kentucky Wesleyan College as Senior Director of Alumni Relations in August of 2016, and was promoted to Executive Director of External Relations in June 2018. He provides leadership and strategic planning for Kentucky Wesleyan College in the areas of Alumni and Public Relations. His priorities include building and strengthening relationships between all external constituents and the College, including alumni, donors, prospects, media and community partners, while also serving as the primary point of contact for institutional PR needs and serving as the College’s official spokesperson. He oversees programming for the school’s Alumni Association, including Homecoming, awards programs, events and chapter development.
Eddie came from Saint Leo University in Tampa, Fla, where he had served as Director of Alumni and Parent Relations since 2010. Prior to that, he spent eight years in athletics administration and media relations at Nova Southeastern University, Saint Leo, and Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School, respectively. He earned a bachelor of science degree in communications from Florida International University in 2003, and completed a master of science in education/sport management at Nova Southeastern in 2005. Eddie and his wife, Wendy, have three children – Katie (10), Joey (5), and Clare (2).