Kyle Wagner founded the Kindness Duck Project in 2021. As Executive Director, Mr. Wagner provides leadership, sets strategic direction, and ensures operational excellence. He is responsible for all aspects of the organization including fiscal oversight, growing financial support, developing processes and policies, and, above all, promoting kindness.
Mr. Wagner is also active in the private sector, serving for 16 years in Engineering and Executive Management capacities with Cooper Oil & Gas, Inc. and EOG Resources. Additionally, Mr. Wagner is the founder/manager of Punkindooger Publishing LLC, a children’s book publishing company focused on both scholastic and character education for children by highlighting important people, events, and industries. He established the “Give to Grow” initiative, where every work produced by Punkindooger benefits a charity or organization geared towards the topic of that work.
He has served as Chair of Finance, Lay Leader, and Chair of the Board of Stewards at First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth, assisted with the Annual Giving Fund at Trinity Valley School, and worked closely with a growing list of nonprofit organizations through Punkindooger's "Give to Grow" initiative.
He received a B.S. from Texas A&M University.