Kimberly Richmond State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota
Kim Richmond is a passionate brand builder and career catalyst. She has held senior marketing and sales positions at several major companies, including executive vice president of marketing at FAO Schwarz and other senior marketing roles at Kraft Foods, Sears, Zany Brainy, The Right Start, and Charming Shoppes. She has also made an impact as an adjunct professor, full-time faculty, and program manager at Saint Joseph’s University, Rutgers University, and State College of Florida.
Ms. Richmond is currently director of the 26 West Entrepreneurship Center at State College of Florida in Bradenton, FL. The totally integrated center serves both students and the business community and includes a Student Incubator, Business Growth Lab and Incubator, Personal Branding Lab, and student-run digital marketing agency called The Digital Collective. She is also an adjunct professor at the Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA. Ms. Richmond believes in giving back and paying it forward. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Literacy Council of Sarasota. She has also served on the Board of Governors of the Philly Ad Club, the largest professional organization of marketing, advertising, and communication professionals in the Philadelphia region. Ms. Richmond frequently speaks at industry and academic events.
Ms. Richmond holds a Master of Business Administration from Loyola Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts from Northern Illinois University.