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Our Team

Get to know the members of our team and learn about the impact of their community develop and project planning to grow their foundations. They are experts in business consulting and nonprofit management. 

Meet The Team

Kimberly Pinkerton

Kimberly Pinkerton

Kimberly's Business by Design

Kimberly has over 30 years in community and economic development, main street and nonprofit management, business consulting, and nonprofit training. Kimberly has enjoyed working and learning from her experiences with many Chambers of Commerce, Economic Development Organizations, Small Business Development Centers, Agriculture businesses, Main Street and nonprofit organizations such as Girl Scouts of the USA, Community Foundations, United Ways, Indiana Chamber Executives Association, Youth Service Bureaus and churches. Kimberly’s collaborations have resulted in using the Harwood Model of Turning Outward for Community Conversations, developing community action plans, leading executive and member trainings, facilitation of both personal and professional retreats, as well as extensive strategic project planning and trainings, board governance, marketing and other areas of nonprofit management.


Kimberly has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Management, is a Certified Chamber Professional and has received the Indiana State Chamber Executive of the Year Award and several other recognitions. She has served on many boards including Wabash City Schools Board, Indiana Chamber Executive Association Board, Tri-State Conference Board, Heartland Career Center Board of Advisors, Ivy Tech Advisory Board, Hoosier Heartland Industrial Corridor Board, and Wabash Redevelopment Commission. Kimberly is the mother of five children, loves all things outdoors, but especially camping and hiking. She is also known for her love of reading and when not working, you may find her on the porch swing absorbed in a good mystery book.

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