Kyle Bode serves as Vice President of the Kern Family Foundation. He joined the Foundation in 2008 and has served in various roles, including program leadership. From 2012-2015, he led the Foundation’s Faith, Work, and Economics team, overseeing annual grant investments of $15M to $20M. As Vice President, Bode helps to develop the Foundation’s overall strategy, works with program teams to ensure effective execution, and fosters collaboration between the Foundation’s programs, grantees, and partner networks. He also leads special projects that focus on exploring new ventures and frontiers for the Foundation.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in American history and English from Wisconsin Lutheran College and his master’s degree in modern American history from Marquette University.


B.A. in American History and English, Wisconsin Lutheran College
M.A. in Modern American History, Marquette University

Organizational Affiliations

Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty – Director
Made to Flourish – Director
Green Lake Conference Center – Director