Kimberly Reese is a senior program associate on the leadership team at Ascend at the Aspen Institute. In this role, she supports the development and maintenance of funder pipelines, communications, and relationships to support the sustainability of the Ascend Fellowship program. She also supports convening design and management with a focus on design labs, strategic conversations, and other efforts that advance Fellows’ impact and work. Additionally, she supports the Aspen Forum on Women and Girls SOAR Fellowship.
Kimberly previously served as the executive assistant to the executive director of Ascend. Prior to joining Ascend in 2020, she worked in wealth management business development for BNY Mellon Wealth Management in Atlanta, GA.
Kimberly graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in finance and economics.
Favorite Part of my Role
My favorite part of my job is getting to experience the magic that happens at Ascend Fellowship forums.