Meet Kim

With more than 25 years of professional experience, Kim has:
•    Awarded grants, approved sponsorship packages, and established social media policies;
•    Counseled dozens of nonprofits and Fortune 100 companies;
•    Headed and served on pro-bono accounts providing public relations services to nonprofits;
•    Served on nonprofit boards for nearly 20 years, including the Association of Fundraising Professionals/Minnesota Chapter (communications committee vice president-elect); Stout University Foundation (development committee chair); Open Circle Adult Day Services/Augustana Care, Cooperative Printing Association, and the University of Wisconsin-Stout Alumni Association.

Kim teaches an annual session on Corporate Giving and Partnerships for the Association of Fundraising Professionals/Minnesota Chapter and Minnesota Council of Nonprofits.

She earned a certificate in Fundraising and Grant Writing from the University of St. Thomas Center for Business Excellence. Kim holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stout and is dedicated to continuing education and professional development.

Kim’s career:
Principal
Polzin Communications LLC, 2011-present

Senior Vice President, Integrated Communications & Nutrition Affairs
Midwest Dairy Council, 2002-2010

Vice President
Weber Shandwick, 1988-2001

Communications Director
National Farmers Union, Minnesota Farmers Union, 1980-1988

Life & Living Editor
Chippewa Herald-Telegram, 1978-1979