As a passionate human resource professional, Kim has spent more than 30 years as a trailblazer to advance the profession and mentor human resource professionals along their growth and development journey.
After several years of working for organizations as their first HR leader, Kim transitioned into a consulting role. She partnered with hundreds of organizations in a variety of industries, for-profit, and not-for-profit, to mentor their human resource professionals and to assist in strengthening the human resource function of the organization.
In 2017, Kim founded her company, THriv, to mentor, coach, teach, and train human resource professionals and other leaders for success. She partners with organizations to provide a variety of business consulting, training & development, compliance management, and other human-resource-related services.
Kim has had the opportunity to speak on leadership and human resource-related topics at a variety of events locally and nationally including the 2019 and 2022 National SHRM Conferences.
Kim has spent more than 20 years teaching the SHRM HR Essentials, the SHRM Learning System, and other human-resource-related courses to mentor and encourage human resource professionals to grow in their professional development and pass the certification exam! Kim teaches through a variety of universities and has recently joined the SHRM Instructional Team.
Kim holds the SHRM-SCP certification through the Society of Human Resource Management, the SPHR certification through the HR Certification Institute, the Compensation Management Specialist designation from the International Foundation of Employee Benefits, and has completed the John C. Maxwell Certification Program to teach, coach, train, and speak.
Kim is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and a Past President of the Human Resource Professionals of Central PA. She is a graduate of York College of PA with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Education and holds an MBA/Human Resource Management from the University of Phoenix.