Michael Kinney

Managing Director; Digital Fundraising & Extra Life
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

Mike Kinney is the Managing Director of Digital Fundraising at Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. He spent the past five years studying peer-to-peer trends and developing tactics for two of the nation’s fastest-growing fundraising programs: Dance Marathon and Extra Life.

Mike’s passion for helping others and his genuine interest in all things ‘geek’ led him to CMN Hospitals in 2013 where he worked to advance the nonprofit's presence in the gaming industry. Under his guidance, Extra Life, a gaming-focused peer-to-peer fundraiser, has grown from $1MM to $13.5MM in annual fundraising; exceeding $55MM it total.

His evolving role at CMN Hospitals has him spearheading the organization’s digital fundraising strategies; creating digital solutions, campaign plans and creative tactics that leverage new and emerging technologies.

When Mike isn’t at the office, you can most likely find him exploring national parks and camping in the mountains of Salt Lake City with his wife and pup

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