Kendall

Rathunde

MPA, MSW | Director of Impact Strategy
kendall@declarative.co | she/her

Kendall Rathunde is the Director of Impact Strategy at Declarative, managing our impact measurement engagements and working closely with clients who pursue impact and purpose-driven work. Kendall specializes in bringing impact stories into focus using clear measurement frameworks, data, and human-centric narratives. She seeks to create deliverables that capture our clients’ passions, peak their curiosity, and spark reaction.

Kendall’s journey to this work reflects her diverse perspectives and passions and is rooted in her desire to be an advocate. With personal experience that led her to evolve from dancer to dance teacher, youth educator to educational program director, and social worker to policy wonk, Kendall brings a multifaceted and interdisciplinary approach to her work. Prior to joining Declarative, Kendall worked in public education systems, nonprofit service organizations, economic development, and at an academic applied research center.

Kendall graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Modern Dance, Master of Social Work with an emphasis in child welfare, and Master of Public Administration.

Kendall brews beer with her family and friends, owns way too many houseplants, had a beautiful pandemic baby, and listens to Mariah Carey as hype music.

“Being creative means connecting disparate concepts, building a community, and building a product that truly captures both emotion and insights.”