Kima Russell is the Director of the Black & Brown Opportunities for Profit Center (BBOP). In this role, she provides oversight of the BBOP Academy, and all aspects related to the overall operation of the BBOP Center.
Kima brings over 25 years of professional experience including her roles as a Realtor/Entrepreneur, Mortgage Loan Officer, Pre-underwriting Manager, Project Manager, Operations Manager, Director of Operations, and V.P. of Operations / International Relations. She has extensive experience in startup operations and building businesses from the ground up. She works with clients navigating their needs, amplifying their communications, and connecting people so they can make an influential impact in their families, relationships, and communities.
Kima has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business management and a Master of Science degree in psychology from Grand Canyon University. She is a lifelong learner who enjoys teaching others. Her passion is to share inspiring, transformative, and actionable messages and tools to encourage and inspire personal growth. She believes that we are all here for a reason and that there is a plan and purpose for our lives. Kima is an active member of the community, volunteering her time to organizations that empower women and girls. Her personal passions include travel, hiking with her dog Stella, gardening, photography, & painting. She loves spending time with her husband and their three beautiful daughters.