Ike Saunders is the Executive and Personal Assistant to Christopher G. Kennedy and his wife, Sheila Berner Kennedy. Ike provides professional support across their respective business and professional endeavors as well as personal support, including household, estate, project, and event management, for Chris and Sheila directly as well as for members of the Kennedy and Berner families.
Ike is a founder of Regional Executive Assistants’ Cocktail Hour (REACH) and has led the organization and the resources it offers since 2013. He is also a member of New York Celebrity Assistants (NYCA) and an alumnus of Be the Ultimate Assistant (BTUA). He was the first recipient of the Colleen Barrett Award for Administrative Excellence at the inaugural Chicagoland Admin Awards, which is The Admin Awards’ most prestigious honor. The award celebrates the professional who best embodies the “spirit” and proficiency of the administrative profession. Ike has participated in panel discussions, led workshops, and guest spoken on a variety of assistant-related topics at various conferences, including Behind Every Leader and the Executive Support Leadership Forum.