Joe Kunkel has spent over 25 years consulting and leading strategy and marketing teams for a number of different companies. Early in his career Joe worked for General Motors, General Electric and McKinsey and Company before starting a company that made healthy foods for kids.
More recently Joe served as the Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Marketing Officer for CarMax (which is headquartered in Richmond, VA) from 1998 through December 2012. During Joe's tenure at CarMax the company's sales rose from less than $1 Billion to more than $10 Billion, the company's stock increased in value over 10 fold, and the company was named by Fortune magazine as one of the 100 best companies to work for 9 years in a row. Joe was one of the top 5 officers of the company during that time period.
Joe is currently an Executive Advisor with New Richmond Ventures, a mentor with SCORE, and an independent consultant working with nonprofits and startup companies.