Strategy & Learning Associate Director
Contact Kyle about GEO’s internal learning activities, knowledge management efforts, and research and development projects.
Kyle Rinne is the strategy and learning associate director for Grantmakers for Effective Organizations. He works with the chief operating officer and other staff to lead internal evaluations surrounding GEO’s conferences and other programming. He manages the developmental evaluation for GEO’s emerging projects, including the Leading Change in Philanthropy initiative. He serves as the project manager for major research projects, including the field study and member survey, and manages activities around GEO’s efforts to incorporate nonprofit voice into programming.
Prior to joining the team at GEO, Kyle worked as Child Hunger Corps Member at Feeding America, where he helped coordinate after-school and summer meals programs for Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana. He also coordinated leadership development programs in Prague and Rome for students from around the world with Leadership exCHANGE, and served as an intern with a microfinance cooperative in rural Uganda with the Foundation for Sustainable Development.
Kyle holds a Master’s of Public Affairs from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University, a Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, and earned a Certified Nonprofit Professional from the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance.