As Senior Vice President, Kimberly works to integrate, diversify and globalize USGBC’s community of volunteers, chapters and emerging professionals from around the world. She is also the driving force behind USGBC’s events, including its annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building.
Kimberly serves on the advisory boards of Starwood Hotels, Marriott International Hotels and convention and visitors bureaus in New Orleans. She is a member of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE), the Green Meeting Industry Council (GMIC) and the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), where she serves on the CSR Task Force.
Committed to healthy communities and equitable access to green building regardless of income level, Kimberly has been recognized with numerous awards. In April 2011, Kimberly received prestigious recognition as the White House Champion of Change for Clean Energy.
Later that year, she was named the inaugural president of the Green Meetings Industry Council’s Greater Washington Area Chapter.
Before joining USGBC in 2003, Kimberly worked as senior meeting & events manager of incentive and recognition at WorldCom Inc. She is a graduate of Hood College, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Political Science.
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