Kendra is the Human Resources Director for Penske Truck Leasing Canada, a leading global transportation services providing commercial and consumer truck maintenance, lease and rental services across North America. In this role, Kendra is responsible for the planning and execution of the business’ human capital management strategy for operations in most provinces across Canada including all aspects of talent management, associate and labour relations, risk management, compliance, workforce planning, associate engagement and diversity and inclusion. Kendra holds a Master of Arts in Human Systems Intervention from Concordia University, a double major in Human Resources/Organizational Behaviour and Sociology from Western University and is a Certified Human Resources Professional Leader through the Human Resources Professional Association in Ontario. Kendra moved to Kitchener-Waterloo to begin her career with Leadership Waterloo Region and has worked with a variety of non-profits both in a professional and volunteer capacity.

Kendra is Vice Chair of the Strong Start Board of Directors.