Kimley is an Analyst in Evergreen's Location Strategies practice, where she is focused on assisting corporate clients with optimizing their location decisions as well as their ability to realize valuable economic incentives such as cash grants, tax abatements, PILOT agreements, sales tax sharing agreements, employee training grants, payroll rebates, sales and use tax refunds, utility benefits, and other economic incentives. She is involved in all aspects of the site selection process and focuses on market research, labor market analysis, supply chain, logistics modeling, and related analytics.
In recent roles, Kimley has partnered with numerous local, state, and national agencies and organizations, most recently including the Institute of Advanced Learning and Research, Virginia Cooperative Extension, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and Virginia Farm Bureau Federation in order to develop initiatives and programs to increase opportunities for Virginia businesses. She has worked on national and regional marketing plans for food-based companies and an Xfinity NASCAR driver.
Kimley holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Old Dominion University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Christopher Newport University.
A graduate of Leadership Halifax County, Kimley has volunteered with the Historic Noland Country Fair Day Committee, the Virginia Cantaloupe Festival Committee, and is a founding member of the Halifax Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs. Additionally, she is a 2018 Fellow of the Virginia Agriculture Leaders Obtaining Results (VALOR) Program. In her free time, Kimley enjoys cooking, gardening, reading, and volunteering.
As the co-founder of local and state-wide organizations, she appreciated the need to implement opportunities for individuals and businesses to grow through building a foundation of support. Through these successes, she learned to always seek opportunities, take action, engage a team mindset, and follow through until a solution is realized.