Kim Svoboda has spent her professional career building strategic partnerships and alliances in both the non-profit/for profit sectors. Prior to joining Keep America Beautiful, she managed a portfolio of global partnerships for Habitat for Humanity International as a Corporate Development Officer consulting with partners on affordable housing initiatives. Kim began her professional career in the newspaper industry and has worked for numerous publications including USA TODAY where she was an integral leader in K-12 education- corporate partnerships. She has created, developed, and activated the engagement of thousands of teachers and students in programs and competitions nationwide.
Kim has a BA in Communications from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and a Certificate in Administration and Management from the Harvard Extension School. She lives in both Florida and Wisconsin but is always ready to share her stories from her 17 years of living in New York City!