Kimberly DeShields-Spencer won’t tell you that she created and ran a successful lemonade stand when she was seven years old. Even then, she knew how to take the lemons in her life and make…money. She has spent over two decades cultivating her particular brand of expertise.
Kimberly DeShields-Spencer is the award-winning founder and CEO of UImpact, best-selling author, TEDx speaker, Forbes contributor, philanthropist, podcast host, and highly-sought after marketing and branding consultant who trains and speaks to organizations and business owners who want to understand what it means to reach beyond what they think is possible in their professions by reaching beyond the limits they find in themselves. She cares about people-and the results that she can help them garner by creating individualized and effective action plans to accomplish their goals.
Kimberly has been featured on and in numerous magazines and has served on a variety of boards as she’s blazed a trail of care, creativity, and community throughout her career. She has taken her considerable experience and synthesized it into several best-selling books, such as It Matters: Decisions that will Make or Break Your Business. She hosts a successful podcast that boasts up to 5,000 downloads a month. And that’s not all…
Kimberly DeShields-Spencer has developed a knack for having her cake and eating it, too. And the best part is, she loves to teach others to do the same.
Kimberly won’t tell anyone to walk across hot coals. She won’t glide into a meeting with roller blades on. But she will push them off a ledge. Not literally, of course, but she will do what it takes to teach them to fly. She blends a no-nonsense, direct delivery with disarming warmth, concern, and personal attention. But most importantly, she doesn’t just make an impact, she leaves one.
Kimberly is CEO/Founder of the following companies: