Kimberly "Kim" Sterling
Founder and President
Kim is the founder and president of Sterling Associates. She began her development career with the American Leadership Forum in 1984 as Director of Development, and in 1988 began working as a consultant to nonprofits. Today she and her team work with nonprofits to plan and manage capital campaigns, develop strategic plans, conduct development assessments, create communications strategies, and strengthen the roles of boards and staffs. Over the years, she and her team have worked with more than 350 organizations including the Houston Food Bank, KIPP Public Schools, Habitat for Humanity, the Houston Parks Board, the Houston SPCA, Memorial Hermann Foundation, the Houston Zoo, the Contemporary Arts Museum, numerous independent schools, and the Weekley Family Foundation.
In addition to her professional responsibilities, Kim serves on the Board of Directors of the NPR Foundation and Houston Public Media. She was named the Fundraising Professional of the Year by the Houston chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals in 2004, and she is a frequent speaker at nonprofit conferences and training programs. She received her BA from Williams College and a Master's degree in Public Policy from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas. Her husband, David, is a senior partner with Baker Botts, LLP, and they have three grown children.
to e-mail Kim or call 713.807.1411