Brian Kenner

Local and State Government Best Practices Manager

Brian is a public policy and budget professional. He serves as Illinois Director of Government Affairs for the Alliance for Safety and Justice, where he is responsible for designing and implementing statewide campaigns to advance policies that improve public safety while elevating the voices of crime survivors.

Prior to joining the Alliance for Safety and Justice Brian served at the Safer Foundation as the Director of Policy, Advocacy, and Legislative Affairs. He was also Senior Policy Analyst for the Illinois House of Representatives where he served on committees concerning public safety funding, consumer protection, and high education.

Brian holds his BA in Communication and his MPA from the University of Illinois and currently resides in Chicago, Illinois.