Brian Kennedy, J.D.


Brian Kennedy is President of Woodberry Associates, a Washington, D.C. based public affairs consultancy specializing in coalition management, bipartisan government relations and stakeholder advocacy. For over two decades, Mr. Kennedy’s professional career has spanned the practice of law, campaign politics and corporate public affairs. Over the course of his career, Mr. Kennedy has served as the organizer, manager and/or a strategic consultant to over a dozen coalitions and associations and presently serves as Executive Director of the Alliance for Patient Access. He has served on the national political staff of two Republican presidential campaigns and is a past Executive Director of the Republican Governors Association. Mr. Kennedy received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Iowa State University and his J.D. from Drake University Law School.  He is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association.