Kim Hale, Senior Consultant

For more than 20 years, Kim has guided organizations through complex crisis management and communications challenges. Most recently, as News and Media Relations Director at the University of California, Davis, Kim helped the University navigate leadership changes and campus demonstrations while developing campaigns to elevate the campus’s national profile. Previously, as a Vice President for Marsh Risk Consulting’s Reputational Risk & Crisis Management Group, Kim led the team’s real-time response strategy for clients in higher ed, healthcare, food industry and manufacturing. And as a Vice President at Levick, Kim helped clients effectively navigate a wide range of events including food and consumer product recalls, industrial accidents, high profile litigation, and government investigations. Kim also worked at Edelman in Washington, DC.

An experienced team leader, trainer, and project manager, Kim began her career on Capitol Hill on the staff of the late Representative Mike Synar (OK) and Senator Dianne Feinstein (CA). Additionally, she served as the communications director for the Tennessee Democratic Party. Kim holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Oklahoma.