Kimi has more than 30 years of marketing and communications experience in the financial services industry. She has held various management and leadership roles that have included oversight of corporate brand management, marketing communications, sponsorship and events, corporate communications, media relations, product management, training and branch administration. Previous employers include US Bank and Bremer Bank.

Kimi is a past board member of MAP for Nonprofits (now known as Propel Nonprofits). She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Minnesota, Duluth. Kimi and her husband, Steve, reside in North Oaks, Minnesota.