Kim’s career spans over 30 years with a proven track record of success building teams, leading systems, process, and structural improvements, and delivering financial results across a diverse range of industries. Kim has worked in consulting, corporate, and private-equity backed companies both domestically and internationally.
Kim started her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers as an Auditor, then shifted to M&A where she moved up through the ranks. After leaving consulting, Kim joined Eastman Kodak working in both Financial Planning & Analysis and Investor Relations, before moving to The Body Shop, a global retailer where she oversaw the financial leadership of the U.S. From there Kim joined Peter Millar, a private equity backed high growth company in men’s apparel. Peter Millar was acquired by Richemont, a public Swiss-based holding company of luxury brands; after integrating Peter Millar into Richemont, Kim moved on to become the CFO of IWC Schaffhausen, a Richemont-owned luxury watch manufacturer based in Switzerland. Kim also served as COO of the Richemont operations in North America. Kim has also led post-bankruptcy transformations as CFO of Gibson Brands, manufacturer of the legendary Gibson Guitars, and Hollander Sleep Products, manufacturer of bedding products, leading both companies’ emergence from Chapter 11 while building the infrastructure required for the companies to successfully embrace future growth. Kim has been Kano’s CFO for the past two years.
Kim earned her B.S in Accountancy, magna cum laude, from Wake Forest University, and holds an active CPA license. She resides in Nashville, TN with her husband, daughter (Sydney -18), and son (Lee – 17).