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Coral Kinder McDonnell is a founding partner of McDonnell Kinder and Associates. She is the managing partner of the company.


Her intial role with MKA was in account management for Takashimaya Department Stores (Japan), the Museum of American Folk Art and American Consulting.


In 2002 Coral became the managing partner responsible for the day to day running of the company.


Her internal role encompasses financial, legal and personnel functions, and the management of relationships with our outside counsel and accountants.  


On the client side, Coral is the direct management interface with the financial and legal departments of all clients in the MKA portfolio. This includes the development of all NDA's, RFP's, the creation of our contracts and setting up the structures that govern our corporate financial and legal relationships.

Coral is a graduate of Towson University in Towson, Maryland. Her experience before she co-created MKA includes positions with The Rouse Company, McDonnell Stegman Ltd., The Hutzler Department Stores, the University of Bridgeport  and the University of Nebraska.

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