Welcome Kim Shippey as Interim Executive Director

Kim Shippey, Interim Executive Director

I am thrilled to be working with the agency partners in Haldimand and Norfolk, The United Way team and Board of Directors, plus the many supportive donors, that together, are creating impactful change through collective action.

Kim Shippey

Kim Shippey is President of KMJ Consultants. She is an experienced fundraising professional with 15+ years working within the not-for-profit sector with organizations such as the Mohawk College Foundation, Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, United Way Greater Hamilton and Burlington and two independent schools, Hillfield Strathallan College and Oakville’s Appleby College.

Through effective engagement and a strategic approach, Kim has successfully led multiple capital and annual campaigns, raising in excess of $100 million dollars. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), has received a certificate from Disney’s Approach to Leadership Excellence, certificates in Emotionally Effective Leadership and earned the Fundamentals of Fundraising certificate from the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Kim, who grew up in Hagersville, has lived in the Norfolk area for over 20 years and currently calls Port Dover home where she lives with her husband George and their two daughters Emma and Chloe. Kim and George share a love of theatre and have co-directed a number of musicals at Simcoe Little Theatre, including Fiddler on the Roof, Little Shop of Horrors and A Christmas Carol and recently co-directed the community show at Lighthouse Festival Theatre, The Wizard of Oz.

We are very happy to have Kim step into Brittany’s shoes while she is on her maternity leave. We look forward to moving toward a better tomorrow for our community and neighbours with Kim at the head of the table.