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Damian McKinney

President and CEO, McKinney Capital and Advisory

Damian McKinney has been President and CEO of McKinney Capital Group since September of 2010 and was involved in the acquisition of properties that are valued at more than $500 million. In June 2017, McKinney conducted a rebrand, merging his two sister companies, McKinney Advisory Group and McKinney Capital Group into one. This year, Damian McKinney was recognized by the San Diego Leadership Forum for his contributions in Servant Leadership in communities locally and globally.

ALMA MATER: University of Southern California

BUCKET LIST: Would like to go on a pilgrimage to Israel to connect with his Catholic roots.

ADVICE: “Find purpose and passion in what you do both personally and professionally and then apply these in a servant-led life.”

AFTER HOURS: He enjoys spending any and all time with his children and grandchildren.

OUTREACH: Is known as a philanthropic leader in the San Diego community, most notably for his work as an advocate for children with disabilities.