Patrick Kenny


A strategic trusted senior leader, Patrick Kenny is a marketer for leading organizations, associations, multi-media campaigns, proactive economic agencies, and international events. A practical strategic thinker, Kenny is known for his ability to develop integrated national marketing and communications plans as well as campaigns that grab media attention, surpass goals, and build corporate reputation.

With over 20 years of marketing and communications consultation and a unique blend of public relations, stakeholder relations, and partnership servicing expertise, Patrick has supported diverse objectives for world-renowned sports celebrities, IPO CEOs, Board of Directors, and Canadian and international media around the world.

Sport is one of Kenny’s passions. During his career, he had the good fortune of working at over 15 multi-sport games which include Commonwealth Games, Canada Games, Pan Am Games, and Olympics.  He has led brand development, awareness campaigns, strategic execution, surpassed benchmarks and achieved key performance indicators to drive marketing and communications impact.  In addition, in the past, Patrick has also supported the communications needs of Soccer Canada, Skate Canada, Wrestling Canada as well as many other National Sport Organizations.

Kenny is currently the Senior Director of Marketing and Communications for Invest Ottawa, Bayview Yards and Area X.O having joined Invest Ottawa in 2018.  He is currently a Director of the Board for the Carleton Place Hospital Foundation and lends his expertise to various marketing and communications advisory committees, including acting as Chair for the Marketing and Communications Advisory Committee for Wrestling Canada and the Algonquin College Public Relations Program Advisory Committee.

Kenny holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from Carleton University and a post grad certificate in Public Relations from Algonquin College.