Alumni : Alumni Board of Directors

Dr. Kimberly Williams ’99

Kim Williams is a fundraising professional with an extensive background non-profit management. She joined the University of New Haven in 2018 after spending 6 years as the chief fundraiser for several orchestras. In her roles as Executive Director of the Long Bay Symphony and Development Director of the New Haven Symphony, Williams discovered a passion for fundraising that has continued through her transition to higher education. Williams has a record of accomplishment working with individual donors, corporate and foundation supporters, and running fundraising events.

Williams received her B.A. from Western CT State University, M.A. from Ithaca College, and D.M.A from the University of South Carolina. While her degrees are in music, Williams has also worked in higher education, politics, and marketing.

In her spare time, Kim enjoys cooking and baking, and spending time with her 4-year-old daughter.

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