Introducing Kim. Bringing over twenty-five years’ nonprofit experience, Kim-Monique Johnson provides support to organizations through organizational development, leadership development, group facilitation, and diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies. She identifies as a Black, cisgender lesbian recognizing the importance of creating space for naming identities and lived experiences.
Find out a little more. Johnson has experience in healthcare, human resources, and leadership coaching. Her coaching focus is with new managers as well as seasoned executives who face new challenges related to organizational management, diversity, racial equity, and inclusion. She is passionate about helping new managers as well as seasoned executives who face new challenges related to diversity, racial equity and inclusion. For leaders who wonder how to show up as their authentic selves, for people of color who may also be part of LGTBQ communities, she offers coaching to support their well-being and success.
Before becoming a senior consultant at Community Resource Exchange, Johnson served as the chief human resources officer at the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the vice president of talent and team development at the Food Bank For New York City. Her global experience includes a year as a volunteer sexuality education teacher in Gabon, Central Africa and co-leading the first LGTBQ multi-year training for healthcare providers in Lima, Perú. Johnson is a certified Wiley Everything DiSC® workplace facilitator, a senior certified professional with the Society for Human Resource Management, and is certified in the Clark Wilson 360 Feedback Survey. She is also certified in Energy Leadership Coaching with the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC). She obtained a BA in psychology from The Johns Hopkins University, and an MSW from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Bet you didn’t know. Kim-Monique rode a bicycle over 300 miles in four days from Bear Mountain, N.Y. to Boston for an HIV/AIDS fundraiser, jumped out of an airplane at 13,000 feet on a skydiving adventure, and now practices the more gentle exercises of t’ai chi and yoga. She lives in Freeport, Long Island where she enjoys gardening and loves deep, soulful Afrohouse music.