schedule a complimentary "ignition point discovery session" with dr. kim
schedule a complimentary "ignition point discovery session" with dr. kim
After publishing my books and articles surrounding the topics of life's ignition points, leadership and performance, I dedicated myself to bringing my message to conferences around the world. Whether as a keynote speaker or a workshop leader, I help break through the boundaries that are limiting individuals, teams and organizations and partner with them to shape their future. Let me help you move from where you are, perhaps the world of yesterday’s regrets, to where you desire to be, the world of tomorrow’s victories.
The Ignition Point Consulting Firm offers an array of business services, all designed to assist your company in reaching its phenomenal performance potential. Whether you are looking for a small infrastructure change, team development initiatives, engagement strategies with internal/external partners, or a complete reimagination, we will customize a plan with the aim of exceeding your expectations in mind.
Our senior consultants are leading experts in a myriad of disciples and career paths from Strategic and Organizational Development, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, Human Resource Talent Optimization, Public Relations, and Information Technology to Crisis Management, Risk Mitigation, Evaluation & Assessment, and Partner Engagements, to name a few. Our firm’s diversity equips us to find the best solution for your company's objectives ensuring that our approach considers all viewpoints leading to your greatest success.
Our team works with yours to create a soaring vision, mission, and values statement/s that will guide, or refine, your organizational strategic planning process. We offer a laser-focus view to make certain your plans are sound, inclusive, implemented, and maintained with unparalleled results. We are also poised to serve as your Human Resource Partner to compliment your existing talent division in attracting and retaining the most exceptional intellectual capital, your team.
Leader and Team development is vital to an organization's foundation and longevity. The Ignition Point Consulting Firm utilizes various activities and assessments (i.e., DiSC & MBTI) to develop extraordinary teams who render incomparable results. The Development Phase entails initiatives and programs that equips, empowers, and inspires your team to remain on fire with the intense momentum that propels your organization beyond the most imaginable heights.
Kimberly possesses 20+ years in the marketing industry. She is currently the President of the concrete industry’s leading association, management, and organizational consulting firm. Kimberly hails a client listing of both industry associations and privately held companies such as contractors, engineers, and product suppliers. She provides consulting and association management services ranging from outsourced HR and financial services, publications, electronic media and website development, certification, marketing, social media, public relations and crisis communications, strategic planning, event/meeting planning and execution, as well as strategic and operational planning. Kimberly was recently selected as one of the most influential people in the concrete construction industry by Concrete Construction magazine, is Co-Founder of the Women in Concrete Alliance (WICA), leads efforts to create networking programs for women in the concrete industry, was the first person in Ohio to earn the Certified Professional Services Marketer designation, is certified by the National Transportation Safety Board in crisis communications and in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion from the University of Michigan.
HUMAN RESOURCES & LEADERSHIP
Dr. Kouns-Lewis the Founder and CEO of The Joy of Coaching and specializes in career and executive coaching, wellness, and human resources management programs. She is an international conference keynote speaker in Human Resources and Diversity as Dr. Kouns-Lewis is a highly sought Human Resources Executive, that has worked in both the public and private sectors. She currently serves as the Vice President of Human Resources and Risk Management for a Columbus, Ohio based agency and chairs the Ohio Asian Awards. Additionally, she is the Vice President and Board Member of the Asian American Commerce Group. Dr. Kouns-Lewis held previous human resources roles with the American Red Cross, The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission, and was an HR Consultant for Nationwide Insurance in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Kouns-Lewis earned her doctorate degree in Organization and Management, with a specialization in Human Resources Management, from Capella University. She has a lifetime certification as Senior Human Resources Professional (SPHR), is a Registered Corporate Coach, and is SHRM Senior Competent Professional Certified. She was Vice President of Membership for the Human Resources Association of Central Ohio, Chairperson of Career Fair for the Asian Festival, and Board Member of the Ballantrae Association in Dublin, Ohio. Dr. Kouns -Lewis is recognized as a 2021 honoree by the national Women for Economic & Leadership Development organization and was awarded by Columbus Business First as The Diversity Champion for 2018.
Dr. Killens is a Certified Agile Scrum Master with over 12 years in secondary and post-secondary education and 25 years in technology and training. Her skills and experience include instructional design, technology integration and planning, course and curriculum design, courses and program evaluation, teaching technologies, and technology training and support. Dr. Killens provides training and adept consultation on the use of technologies for educational use in a variety of settings such as face-to-face, blended, and online. Dr. Killens established and hosted an Annual Entrepreneurship Conference, which she moved to a digital platform the second year. She also created and facilitated an African American Women’s Leadership Conference. Dr. Killens is the founder of the She Sucseeds Network for Women in Entrepreneurial Ministry, creator and host of TLK life podcast, focusing on telling the stories of African American women, and has been an Advocate for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault for 10 years. Further, she devoted 16 years in ministry serving in various Christian Education roles and facilitated the establishment of Couples and Young Adult ministries. Today, you will find Dr. Killens continuing her service through her various entities and endeavors.
DEI, LEADERSHIP, & ORGANIZATION & TALENT DEVELOPMENT
Dr. Kim is the owner of Ignition Point Consulting Firm and is an esteemed front-runner in conscious leadership, organizational growth, and a thought leader in cross-cultural management and community development. Having provided transformational HR leadership for major corporations (i.e., scientific, construction, marketing, etc.), private, non-profits, and other entities for almost two decades, Dr. Kim’s expertise has helped organizations shape all facets of their HR functions including DEI planning, talent acquisition and management, executive leader coaching, talent assessments, benefits and compensation, training and development, as well as negotiations. In addition to her consulting focus, Dr. Kim served as the first female African American Multifamily HUB Director with Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Recently, Dr. Kim was recognized as a 2021 Resilient Leader by the national Women for Economic Leadership & Development organization, and she won the 2020 Irving Strayer Award, highest staff award designation. Previously, she held positions of a Regional Onsite Dean, the State of Ohio's Housing Director, Limited Brands Corporation Trainer, large non- profit Affiliate President, and financial institution Operations Director. Dr. Kim holds a Ph.D. in Organization and Management (leadership specialization), two Master’s Degrees in Digital Entrepreneurship and Business Administration, Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and numerous certifications (i.e., DEI, DISC, MBTI, Economic Development, Housing Finance, Government Boards And Commissions Governance, Mediation, Strengths Finder Instructor, etc.). Along her journey, Dr. Kim has presented a resolution to the Model United Nations and received United States Presidential Recognition for her leadership efforts.
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