Kimberly is a lifelong entrepreneur, producer, and artistic director who served as the founder and president of the R.Ed.l Arts and Education Foundation. She has conceived and produced both national and regional events and conferences.
She served as a panelist for the NIU College of Business Women Entrepreneurs conference. She is the recipient of the Outstanding Contribution Award from the Illinois Arts Council and was twice nominated for the Governor's Award for the Arts. She authored the book Embracing the Dream and has lectured for Columbia College Chicago and St. Mary’s College in Notre Dame, IL. She is a former member of VISTAGE Chief Executive Leadership Program.
Kimberly began in the event design and resource industry under the fine tutelage of renowned New York and Palm Beach designer S. Michael Ereshena. Originally a performing arts professional, she was known for creating live events that captivated audiences. Dressing a stage to provide an audience with an unparalleled experience honed and fostered her understanding of creating extraordinary and memorable events—an art that is priceless in the event industry.