Originally from Michigan, Kim now lives in Knoxville, Tennessee with her husband and four daughters.  Kim is the owner of a small business, Great Lakes Fastening, and has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education with a major in Mathematics.

Kim is also a middle school teacher in Knoxville and spends a great deal of her time at the local soccer fields where three of her four daughters currently play.  Kim has been active her whole life in outdoor sports including snow and water skiing, hiking, and swimming.  Fitness is important to Kim and it is evident in how she is raising her girls.