Meet Shea

Shea Kinander is a junior in the Hotel School, serving as the Director of Media Production for HEC 98. He is from the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, where he began his hospitality experience by working in multiple restaurants throughout high school, developing his love for food before attending Cornell. In the summer of 2022, he worked as an intern for the renowned Chicago-based hospitality company, Lettuce Entertain You. 

Shea was a member of the Innovations department for both HEC 96 and 97, where he served as the Photography Manager, before using this experience in a greater role by becoming the HEC 98 Director of Media Production.

Outside of HEC, Shea is a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, the Assistant Photo Director for Thread Magazine, and has worked as a freelance photographer and artist for a number of student-run organizations and creatives on and off-campus.