As the Events Director for Tech.Co, Kimberly Blackburn fulfills her passion for entrepreneurship and desire to help connect and foster the entrepreneurship world through creating memorable and constructive networking events, all around the country. For the past 6 years, Kimberly has planned over 400 events, building startup communities, connecting startups with investors and fostering innovation.

Prior to her role at Tech.Co, Kimberly also worked as the Marketing and Training Coordinator for the Maryland Small Business Development Center. At the SBDC she coordinated over 70 training workshops a year for small businesses in the DC Metro area. She was also the Events Coordinator at Lendio, Inc., a financial services company in Salt Lake City, where she coordinated 80+ networking and pitching events for investors and entrepreneurs across the U.S.

Kimberly is a graduate of Brigham Young University (BYU) with a Bachelors degree in Business Management with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship. At BYU she helped found two successful businesses as well implement a sustainable business model for a local orphanage in Ghana. Besides her passion for entrepreneurship, Kimberly loves trying new things in the kitchen, traveling pretty much anywhere and getting in touch with her crafty side.

 

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