As America’s Charities' Vice President of Business Development, Kimberly H. Young is responsible for expanding and enhancing employee engagement in the private sector and to provide leadership support for Community First. She brings more than 20 years of experience that intersects the corporate, nonprofit, philanthropic, and faith communities.
Prior to joining America’s Charities, Kim served as Director Corporate Services and Network Developer at the Council on Foundations, a national association serving public and private foundations with global impact. In these roles, she developed and directed programs and services to the Council’s corporate giving and foundation members, served as staff liaison for the Council’s Corporate Advisor Network, and was a project lead for developing the Leading Corporate Philanthropy Initiative. This signature initiative includes research published in 2012, "Increasing Impact, Enhancing Value: A Practitioner’s Guide to Leading Corporate Philanthropy, the Increasing Impact, Enhancing Value Corporate Practitioner’s Toolkit," and related conference programs. She brings expertise in corporate giving and foundation management, professional development for philanthropy leaders, conference program development, and strategic philanthropic network engagement.
Previously, Kim served as community relations manager for Capital One in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Her career began at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce supporting their national field sales and membership teams and concluded from their Government Relations team.
Kim is an ordained Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church where she serves as an associate pastor in the Washington Annual Conference. She holds a Master of Divinity from Evangel Theological Seminary and Bachelor of Business Administration & Human Resources Management from Strayer University, and certifications from Genesis International Coaching & Consulting Institute, LLC, Project Management Institute and The Northern Virginia Center for Pastoral Care.