Kim Akeley-Charron grew up in Maine and received a BA in Art History from the University of Maine (Orono, ME). Named the Executive Director of Thompson Education Foundation in Loveland, Colorado in July 2012, Kim is committed to increasing the foundation’s support for students in Thompson School District as well as to the financial and organization growth of the foundation. Previous to TEF, she was Cultural Events/Marketing Coordinator for the City of Loveland’s Cultural Service Department for almost a decade. With experience from the Women’s College at University of Denver, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science and the University of Maine Alumni Association, Kim has a strong background in donor relations, events and nonprofit management. Kim serves on many community boards/committees in Loveland and Northern Colorado. She also had the honor of serving three years as Chair of the Colorado School Foundations Association. She and her husband Eric enjoy traveling whenever possible, watching their sons Gibb and Reed create their own paths in life, and spending time with their two amazingly awesome gold retrievers.