As Executive Director, Kim is leading Grades of Green with passion, experience, creativity and joy! Her unique skill set in developing, growing and managing startups, small companies and teams coupled with a love of relationship building, spreadsheets and the environment provide the backbone and breadth to lead Grades of Green into its next decade. Kim is a longtime resident of the South Bay with strong ties to the community. Her children attended Grand View Elementary, where Grades of Green started. As a local business owner, she opened the doors to the first bookstore-coffeeshop in Manhattan Beach. Kim has a Bachelor of Arts with an emphasis in Economics from UCLA and is proud to have many USC Grads as close friends (except during football season).