Kimberly C. Kimbrough
highly skilled and accomplished manager with
over 14 years of comprehensive and
diversified experience as an entrepreneur
and manager in the private and government
sectors offering extensive experience,
education and a proven record of success in
the areas of: project management, marketing,
sales, contract negotiations, presentations,
programming, web development, internet
marketing, training and consultation.
Contact for More Details October 2000 to Present
Columbia and Kansas City, Missouri
Employed- Responsibilities include
complete website development and
planning including domain registrations,
hosting, graphical design, server-side
programming. Offered technical support,
training, and consultation. Specialized
in Internet sales, marketing and search
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April, 2005 to
Kansas City, MO
Admissions Representative -
sold technical related educational programs
to potential students.
PCS October, 2004 to
Services Representative (Independent
Contractor)- Upgrade software on mobile
phones, manage inventory, trouble shoot and
repair phones. Currently undergoing repair
certification and training.
Missouri (Independent Contractor) September,
2004 to October, 2004
and Internet Marketing Consultant- This
company provides high-speed Internet
services in targeted areas in Kansas City. I
am hired to assist in their marketing
campaigns. I am teaming up with the Sales
Director, Web Developer, and Customer
Services Manager to tighten up their
marketing efforts with increased focus on
online marketing strategies.
Computer Solutions (Independent
Contractor) August, 2004 to
Business Developer- Cold calls in
Corporate Woods to set appointments and
acquire new clients. Provided
consultation and training in sales and
revisions are being made to:
(my revisions) and
. The site is extremely slow due to the
large size of the image files. Pictures
are too large and client was not happy
with the Times Roman font. Also, he did
not like the colors. Since I am only
updating the site, I changed the fonts
(using HTML) and recreated the banner.
Site completion date: November 1, 2004
assessments are being made to:
Currently, I am working with the
president of Entire Computer Solutions
to completely redesign and optimize his
website for search engines since his
business is highly technical related.
Researching internet marketing
strategies and assist him in becoming as
automated as possible. Site completion
date: November 15, 2004.
Contact for More Details (via Pro-Staff temporary
employment agency) February 2004
to August 2004
IT Support Professional-
Responsibilities include performing
thorough analysis of Internet and
technical problems at the user level.
Troubleshooting real and perceived
problems at the user level including the
resolution of Internet and cable system
failures. Providing technical guidance
to customers in IT, computer hardware,
cable and phone.
Sales Professional- Professional
sales representative in a very busy call
center selling cable, Internet, and
phone services. Ranked in the top 5%
of all sales representatives for new
customers and upgrades.
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October 1996 to October 2000
Convention Sales Manager- Sole Sales
Manager for the Bureau covering social,
military, educational, religious,
fraternal, association, government, and
exposition sales. Planned informational
presentations, tours, and sales blitzes.
Designed media kits, sales guides and
promotional pieces. Created marketing
pieces and planner guides. Prepared
Requests for Proposals and responded to
RFPís. Media contact for the CVB.
Most successful Sales Manager in
the history of the Bureau.
marketing and sales expert. As the sole
sales manager, it was necessary to gauge
success based on niches. For example, I
increased the number of religious
meeting groups. It became easier to
evaluate the results.
Assisted the CVB in creating their
original website for marketing purposes.
Assisted with the transition of the
networked database from Groupwise/ACT
4.0 to Convention Bureau Software in
Evaluator for Division of Tourism
Cooperative Marketing Committee from
1997-2000. Appointed by the Missouri Lt.
Governor, Roger Wilson. Organizations in
Missouri would submit grant proposals
requesting matching dollars from the
Division of Tourism for the cost of
implementing events that would encourage
increased tourism in their particular
region. I was selected as one of eight
(the only rep in the Lake of the Ozarks
region) to review grant applications for
a budget of $10 million.
Chairperson for the Missouri Division of
Tourism Multicultural Marketing Advisory
Group. Missouri began an initiative to
increase the number of African Americans
and Latinos to the region. The budget
for this venture was $2.1 million
dollars annually. Served on panels to
judge the effectiveness of marketing
campaigns from several ad agencies and
selected vendors for these projects.
Society of Government Meeting Planners
National Conference Scholarship
Recipient for marketing efforts to
government meeting planners and for the
Contact for More DetailsMay 1994 to
Coordinator of Meetings- Managed the
annual statewide convention and
quarterly meetings for the largest trade
association in Missouri with over 18,000
members. Designed the meetings brochure,
promotional materials, and calendar.
Created written content for all
literature promoting meetings and
conventions. Coordinated meal functions,
hotel accommodations, contract
negotiations, and meeting budget.
Handled contract negotiations and
prepared bid proposals for meetings as
far as five years out. Maintained
detailed function sheets indicating
communications between MAR staff,
Realtor members, hotels and suppliers
regarding meetings and trade shows.
management of onsite staff by delegating
responsibilities at the registration
table and each meeting and event.
Contact for More DetailsOctober 1986 to May 1993
and Columbia, Missouri
Membership & Merchandise Sales
Representative- Membership sales,
refunds desk clerk, business customer
sales professional, fax order sales. Top
sales producer for armored vests.
Associate of the Month for armored vest
project management, team leadership,
technical support, customer service, peer
support, web design, database management,
security, internet marketing, search
engines, email and newsletter strategies,
e-books and e-marketing planning, online
payment transactions, security threats,
HTML, PHP, PERL, JAVA, SQL, DREAMWEAVER,
FRONTPAGE, FIREWORKS, VOICE OVER INTERNET
PROTOCOL (VOIP), Power Point.
Contact for More Details B.S. Computer
Information Management October,
Contact for More Details Communications/ Spanish August,
Sign Language, Technology, Public Speaking
available upon request