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Dr. Kimberly Brown

Vice President & Chief of Staff | Office of the President | 850-474-2200 | kimbrown@uwf.edu

Dr. Kimberly Sessions Brown was promoted to be Vice President and Chief of Staff for the President and President's Division in January, 2013. She provides leadership for the departments in the President's division including Government Relations, Human Resources, the Office of Economic Development and Engagement, Florida Small Business Development Center, and the Haas Center for Business Research and Development. On behalf of the UWF President she also serves as the liaison to the UWF Board of Trustees and provides leadership for the administrative team in the Office of the President. In addition, she facilitates the operational needs of the office of the General Counsel.

She has served in higher education administration for 19 years, having previously served in the Office of the President under Presidents Morris Marx and John Cavanaugh. Prior to coming to the University of West Florida in 1994, she held a variety of administrative positions in healthcare, county government, and in her family's entrepreneurial businesses.

Kim has a Doctorate in Higher Education Administration from the University of Alabama, a Masters in Public Administration, and Bachelors of Science in Business Administration both from the University of West Florida. She has served on professional boards of the Santa Rosa County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program, The National Association of Presidential Assistants in Higher Education, The Association of Governing Boards Board Professionals, and the Greater Pensacola Society for Human Resources Management.