Communications solutions for climate, cities and forests

Brad Kahn, Founder

Brad Kahn founded Groundwork Strategies to bring communications expertise, deep issue understanding and a broad network to organizations that are advancing solutions to challenges facing our climate, cities and forests.

Over the past 15 years, Brad has worked with a wide array of conservation and sustainability organizations, including the Bullitt Foundation, Climate Solutions, ClimateWorks, Forest Stewardship Council, Forterra, The Nature Conservancy, National Trust for Historic Preservation, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Sierra Club, Trust for Public Land, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Woodland Park Zoo.

From strategy and message development to website production and social media, Brad uses communications as a tool to bring people together, set a course and make a difference.

Before starting Groundwork Strategies, he spent 11 years at Pyramid Communications, where he served as senior vice president responsible for leading the firm’s conservation practice area and overseeing business development.

Brad has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Brown University and a master’s degree in Watershed Systems and Management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. He lives in Seattle, where he serves on the board of directors of Seattle Parks Foundation.

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