Kim Bohr has joined Waldron as Chief Operating Officer and Effective Organizations group practice head. She brings over 20-years of experience as a cross-functional leader, executive and board advisor, leadership and organizational development professional, coach, and entrepreneur. Kim has worked with Fortune-listed companies, mid-market growth organizations, and emerging startups, cultivating a holistic understanding of sustainable success, helping organizations and leaders to realize beyond their potential.
“We are thrilled and excited to have Kim Bohr join the Waldron team as we continue to add experienced and purpose-aligned key leadership to the Firm,” said Waldron CEO, Mike Humphries; “Waldron continues to grow in scale, footprint, and capabilities, and Kim brings essential depth in operating leadership, thought leadership, and services excellence that will drive the impact and outcomes our clients expect from the Firm.”
As Chief Operating Officer for Waldron, Kim will report to Mike Humphries, President and CEO. Her role will focus on working with Waldron’s exceptional leadership, consulting, coaching, and project management teams, as well as its staff members across the Firm’s five-office Western U.S. footprint. Kim’s role also marks the next chapter of Waldron’s evolution as a best in class organization that clients seek when their brands are on the line. She will be responsible for leading the teams that deliver on day-to-day operations, while also adding client value as a practitioner leading Waldron’s Effective Organizational practice. Additionally, Kim will be an integral strategic driver with the leadership team in retaining the organization’s strategic relevance for clients and communities as Waldron continues to scale and grow.
“Waldron’s long-standing commitment and approach to empowering organizations and individuals to realize their fullest potential is unlike any other I’ve seen," said Kim. "It prides itself on holding high standards in the quality of the services offered, creating a consistent transformational customer experience, and its voluntary B Corp certification speaks to Waldron’s commitment to taking the lead in doing business differently. Our shared values have me excited for what I will contribute in this new role.”
Kim’s core objective is to make organizations better from the inside out. Self-described as a student of business and organization effectiveness, Bohr has spent her career avidly studying and participating in organizations with complex people and organizational dynamics.
Kim Bohr is a published author, speaker, and entrepreneur at heart. Her passion for leadership and business growth came into alignment when she started The Innovare Group, a boutique strategic consultancy known for diagnosing and repairing organizational and leadership disconnects that impact strategy execution and business growth. Before making her mark as an entrepreneur, Kim was the Executive Vice President of Operations for Fierce, Inc., a global leadership firm specializing in helping companies build more collaborative corporate cultures. In nearly eight years at Fierce, her most significant contributions were in the Firm’s strategy, growth, and ability to scale the infrastructure for the various phases of the company’s lifecycle.
Kim earned her International MBA from the University of Denver. In support of her passion for transformational learning, Kim is an adjunct faculty member at Seattle University, where she teaches MBA and undergrad courses on business strategy, operations, and leadership.
Kim lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband Peter and son Jackson. She enjoys golfing, traveling, and exploring great food and wine from around the world. Also active in the community, Kim leverages her extensive professional experience in humanitarian work and volunteering. She serves on the National Board of Directors for Susan G. Komen based, Dallas, TX, as well as the Barbara McDowell and Gerald S. Hartman Foundation, focused on improving the economic well-being, social conditions, and civil liberties of disadvantaged persons and groups in the United States.
Waldron is a leading for-benefit consulting firm serving clients in the private and social sectors. For over 35 years, Waldron has helped organizations and individuals realize their full potential and sharpen their competitive edge. Across our three practice areas — Executive Search, Effective Organizations, and Career Transition — we design creative, flexible solutions executed with individualized attention and thoughtful client service resulting in measurable impact. We assist regional, national, and global clients with a full range of talent management services and are proud to be a Certified B Corporation™.