Mike Kunkle

Fresno Unified School District
Fresno, CA

MIKE KUNKLE‘s career spans more than 15 years in education, corporate training and development, global leadership, and project management. His experience includes premier consulting firms, Right Management and Deloitte, Fortune 500 global brands AIG, GAP, and HP, as well as multiple roles in higher education. He is a passionate and committed thought leader known for his ability to assess, engage, develop, and inspire multi-cultural, cross-functional talent to reach defined organizational, team, and individual goals. He has a master’s degree in Educational Research from Florida State University.



The recently established Fresno Unified School District Education Foundation is currently working to disseminate fundraising and partnership priorities, with nearly 900 business and industry partners investing in schools, pathways, and students to help create future opportunities for students and the community. FUSD will partner with a FUSE Executive Fellow to develop comprehensive partnerships strategy for the district, implementing a central repository for real-time tracking and cross-team knowledge sharing of these partnerships.