Head shot of a man with a green Nature Conservancy shirt.
Bill Kunze Head shot of a man with a green Nature Conservancy shirt. © Courtesy/Bill Kunze

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Bill Kunze

Executive Director, Pennsylvania


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    Leadership, Management, Conservation


Bill Kunze is the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Chapter of The Nature Conservancy.  Under his leadership, the chapter has protected tens of thousands of acres of priority forest habitat, led the creation of a new national wildlife refuge, partnered with state and federal agencies to increase the level of protection of rivers and streams across Pennsylvania, and become a leader in addressing climate change and the role of nature in our cities.

Prior to joining TNC in 2005, Bill managed a division at the Federal Communications Commission focused on wireless telecommunications policy; was a management consultant at McKinsey & Co.; practiced law at Steptoe & Johnson, LLP in Washington, D.C.; and was a manager at the University of Chicago Press. He holds bachelor’s and law degrees from Yale University and a master’s degree in history from the University of Chicago.

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