Dexter McKinney is a program operations and information technology associate at The Kresge Foundation. He supports the Health and Human Services teams at Kresge. He joined the foundation in 2017.
Previously he served as system senior community outreach coordinator at Baptist Memorial Health Care in Memphis, Tennessee, where he was involved in grants management, program development and community benefits. He also served as a project coordinator for the John C. Stennis Institute of Government and Community Development at Mississippi State University and as a program manager at CommonHealth ACTION, a national non-profit public health institute based in Washington, D.C.
A native of Sardis, Mississippi, he earned a bachelor’s degree in public relations and a master’s degree in public policy and administration from Mississippi State University.