Kendra Kinnison, MBA, CPA
Kendra Kinnison leverages her diverse experience in accounting and finance, leadership development, team management, and systems optimization to help business leaders and teams perform at their peak.
Kendra serves as an executive leader in two companies. She is a Senior Manager with Ruble, Leadbetter & Associates, a CPA firm focused on tax and business services. She’s also the CEO of Coach.me, a platform that uses an innovative combination of habit science and technology to deliver impactful coaching in concise daily interactions.
Kendra is an experienced author, sharing her expertise on a wide range of leadership topics. With co-authors Gwen Riedl and Donita Brown, Kendra is publishing a series of Leadership Playbooks focused on key management skills. The first two books are available on Amazon, and the next two will be released later in 2023. As the GM of Port Royal Resort, Kendra wrote Royal Resilience: Our Story of Surviving and Thriving after Hurricane Harvey to share their journey through the storm and the first year of recovery.
With a focus on mentoring and empowering future generations, Kendra is committed to community service. Most recently, she co-founded Shakas Up Sports, an NIL collective supporting Texas A&M – Corpus Christi Islander athletes. She serves on the Board of Directors for Rally Credit Union, the Leadership Corpus Christi Alumni Association, the Central Motorcycle Roadracing Association, and the Advisory Board of the College of Business at Texas A&M – Corpus Christi. She is a Past State President of Texas Business Women and has served in numerous service leadership positions over the last two decades.
Holding an MBA and BBA from Texas A&M – Corpus Christi, Kendra 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. Kendra was an inaugural selection to Corpus Christi’s Top 40 Under 40 list in 2006 and was a Y Women in Careers Honoree in 2005.
Kendra enjoys her collection of motorcycles and tries to experience new tracks each year with her racing team, Team Irie. She lives in Corpus Christi, Texas, with her family.