Shad Kunkle is an actor, improv comedian and communications professional with more than a decade of experience on stage and screen. He has performed with Chicago’s famed theater The Second City for 15 years, appearing in productions including “South Side of Heaven,” “What the Tour Guide Didn’t Tell You: A Chicago Revue” and “Sex in the Second City: iLove.” He also toured the country with Second City’s Blue Company. With Second City Communications, which works with more than 400 companies each year, he is a top trainer, facilitator, host and performer. He also does television, voice over, and commercial work, appearing in shows like Chicago Fire and spots for Walmart and Long John Silver’s, among others. Shad honed his craft at Comedy Sportz and IO Chicago, where he performed with long running improv shows Carl and The Passions, Armando Diaz Experience, and coached The Reckoning. Shad is a professional trainer and coach in the areas of Communications, Storytelling, and Presentation skills. As an industry entertainer Shad Kunkle is excellent at bringing joy to otherwise mundane meetings, enabling smooth transitions, and taking the burden off of leadership to have to corral energy while focusing on their initiatives. Shad loves his wife, Kate, their daughters, Anna and Winifred, and their adorable guard dog, Daisy.