American Business Consultant, Investor, Author, Artist, Designer, Master Tailor, Advisor/Mentor, Computer Scientist and Philanthropist, author of “Win by Leading”, Bug’s Adventure Series, and Nate the Dragon. Ironman Triathlete, 50 state half marathon club. Traveler. WMM (World Marathon Major). Kim brings 30 years of professional services experience to her engagements and is a highly perceptive and skilled practitioner of organizational design, people empowerment, and coaching. She first became prominent as author, and then as an influential figure in the technology industry. Later in life, she became known for her driven behavior and out-of-the-box lifestyle, competing in ironman’s and running long distances nationally and globally. Beyond extending her business prowess in these stated industries, Kim and her husband were successful real estate investors, deeply involved the real estate industry where she amassed vast holdings of properties and land holdings, in the Madison and in the surrounding cities during her lifetime.
Kim’s volunteer-work focuses on giving back, mentoring and supporting young people in Art and Fashion, STEM and future Computer Scientists. Kim is first and foremost an artist, writer, illustrator and published her own books, publishing over 7 children’s and leadership books and has donated her books to major causes like Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Wisconsin, Watch me Draw in Southern California, Race for Good, and World Orphan Run (just to mention a few). You will see Kim books in the Little Libraries across the Midwest, US Public Libraries and schools in Africa. And developed many programs, a few are; Student Teachers Teaching Students, Every Child Receives a Book at the hospital, Leadership from the Inside Out and Publish Your First Book. She has commissioned and successfully sold her art, for example she commissioned Oil on Canvas 7 foot by 5 now hanging in the Fort Atkinson Library in their children’s section and her works are hanging in people’s homes and businesses. Also, commissioned a kids play, Nate the Dragon produced by the University and traveled to schools in the Midwest.
Milwaukee, Chicago and Madison Galleries have represented, sold and exhibited Kim’s art.
Believing that all kids should get a chance, Kim is very involved in STEM initiatives in Milwaukee STEM now, Future City, Enactus and Rube Goldberg contest on the judge panel. She also created and produced SMART Kids TV series for the STEM Forward in Tennessee and volunteers as an Assistant to the Director of DC Fashion Week. She is also involved as an ASK Mentor at DePaul University and UW-Whitewater alumni Mentor.