We are helping our clients reach new heights in an increasingly digital world. Relational rather than transactional, we work closely with our clients to understand their unique needs and custom-tailor communications strategies that will help them achieve their goals.
In our fast-paced, information-driven culture, we partner with small businesses and nonprofits, advocating for their voice to be heard and their name to be known.
Meet the Founders
DAVID DURAN received his bachelor’s degree from Claremont McKenna College, but not before spending a semester studying abroad at Oxford. He majored in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE). Shortly afterward, David moved to Sacramento and began working in the State Capitol as a part of the Senate Fellows Program. For most of the past two decades, David has worked for elected officials and nonprofits and has excelled in communications, research, technology, problem-solving, financial and administrative management, and efficiency building. As the main face of Duran Kinst Strategies, David has a proven record of improving organizations.
LYNNE KINST was born and raised in Sacramento and attended the University of California, Davis earning a bachelor’s degree in political science, with minors in human development and religious studies. She also has a master of arts in biblical counseling from The Master’s University. Lynne is an organizational mastermind, having served elected officials, nonprofit, and private sector endeavors with excellence. Lynne currently serves as Executive Director of the Hemophilia Council of California.
CHRISTINA DURAN graduated from Claremont McKenna College with a major in Psychology. She worked with children with autism for several years, during which time she married David Duran and moved to Sacramento. She has spent most of her time over the past fifteen years raising and educating their children. She is a founding member of a homeschooling co-op and currently serves as interim executive director for the Central California Hemophilia Foundation.