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Kimberly Admire, Chief Operating Officer

Kimberly Admire is the Chief  Operating Officer for I+E.  In this role, Kimberly reports to the Chief Executive Offer (CEO) and is responsible for leading and managing a comprehensive array of services and programs. Kimberly was the founding co-Chair of Innovate+Educate in 2009 when she was Vice President, Human Resources for Lockheed Martin. 

Prior to joining I+E, Kimberly was the Chief Human Resources Officer for SAIC. In this role, Kimberly was responsible for leading the development and implementation of the organization’s human capital strategy with a focus on organizational culture, total rewards, talent management, workforce planning, talent acquisition, and employee engagement.

Prior to joining SAIC, Kimberly was the Vice President of Culture, Diversity and Equal Opportunity Programs for Lockheed Martin Corporation, where she was responsible for designing and implementing enterprise-widediversity and inclusion strategies. During the course of her 16-year career with Lockheed Martin, Kimberly served in many key leadership positions, including Vice President, Human Resources for Enterprise Operations; Vice President, Human Resources and Communications at Sandia National Laboratories; Vice President, HR Operations for Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems and Solutions; and Vice President, Human Resources and Security Operations for Lockheed Martin Management and Data Systems.

Kimberly has more than 25 years of human resources leadership experience in several industries including aerospace and defense, healthcare, and engineering and technology. During her career, Kimberly also served as a human resources consultant in New Mexico and Florida designing solutions and strategies for many organizations.

A native of Kansas City, Missouri, Kimberly received a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration from Park University and completed a Master of Science from the University of Maryland University College.