Kimberly Shiner has spent nearly two decades as a fundraising, public relations, and community outreach professional. Inspired by her late great uncle, Los Angeles Councilman Gilbert Lindsay and grandmother, Ozie B. Gonzaque, Commissioner and former chair of HACLA, Kim remains passionate about community, volunteerism and mentoring.
Kim currently serves as the Associate Vice President for University Development at California State University San Bernardino. She was part of securing the university's recent single largest cash gift in its history to name the Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration. Previously, she served in a dual role as senior director for corporate and foundation relations for CSUSB, and chief fundraiser for its College of Business and Public Administration. Kim is passionate about advancing her leadership skills, and is an alum of the African American Board Leadership Institute (AABLI), and the Inland Empire Economic Partnership (IEEP) Regional Leadership Academy.
Prior Kim spent 13 years at the University of Southern California (USC) in various leadership positions during two historic fundraising campaigns for $2.2 billion and its current one for $6 billion. During her tenure, Kim managed fundraising programs for the Keck School of Medicine, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, and Civic Engagement. She also provided leadership for the University's employee giving campaign, USC Good Neighbors, which enjoyed three-record breaking years raising more than $1 million annually\ for community university initiatives. Prior to her fundraising career, Kim worked for top public relations firms including Lages & Associates, Ruder Finn and Carl Byoir and Associates. She also worked on the first museum of news, the Newseum (part of the Freedom Forum) in the DC area while living there and attending Howard University.
Kim received her Bachelor's degree in journalism and Masters in Public Administration from California State University Northridge.