Kim  Cripps
Director of Stewardship
University Advancement
Office: Dwight and Lucille Beeson Center 232
Phone: 205-726-4180

Kim has nearly a decade of fundraising and volunteer management experience. Prior to joining Samford in January 2011, she was the Special Events Manager at Junior Achievement of Greater Birmingham and responsible for collaborating with area businesses to raise nearly one third of the organization's annual operating budget.

Kim also served as a Membership and Marketing Director for the Girl Scouts of Gulf Pines Council, where her responsibilities included recruiting members, training troop leaders, and overseeing territory fundraising projects. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from the University of Southern Mississippi, where she graduated with honors in 2006.

Kim lives in Pelham with her husband Alan, a Samford graduate, and their daughters Emily and Olivia.

Degrees and Certifications

  • B.A. Public Relations, University of Southern Mississippi