Kim joined Powers Young & Company in 2006 after a successful career in nonprofit management and fundraising for local, state and national organizations. Kim has served clients in the health care, arts, youth and social services and education. She is respected for her analytical, planning, development and writing skills. Her expertise includes direct response marketing, board development, annual giving programs and fundraising planning.

A native of Texas, Kim earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition from Texas Tech University, in Lubbock, and an MBA from the University of Texas, El Paso. She received her Certified Fundraising Executive credential in 1989 and has served the local association chapter as a mentor for new fundraising executives. She served as Chair of the 2014 AFP Philanthropy Awards Banquet Committee.

During her career with Junior Achievement, she was invited by the US Agency for International Development and the U.S. Peace Corps to El Salvador where she led a fundraising conference. Later, she was invited to Russia to prepare high school teachers to incorporate free enterprise into their classroom curriculum. She currently serves on the boards of Christ Cares Ministry and Friends of Guthrie Castle and is a past board member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. She enjoys her garden, tending to a flock of backyard chickens and wine and beer making.


  • Co-directed the UPWARD for Children and Families $5.2 million campaign to fund a new campus for special needs children and young adults
  • Directed $5.6 million campaign to fund ICAN’s (Improving Chandler Area Neighborhoods) new facilities and programs
  • Directed Arizona Theatre Company’s $3.2 million campaign to create a cash reserve and complete the purchase of
    administrative offices
  • Directed the Maricopa Health Foundation’s $5 million campaign to expand capacity
  • Conducted assessment and developed fundraising plans for Girl Scouts Arizona and the Arizona School for the Arts