Kimsey Foundation Leadership
Michael Kimsey is the Executive Director, President, and a Trustee of the Kimsey Foundation. The Kimsey Foundation is a family foundation with a mission to act as a catalytic "change agent" through strategic partnerships that leverage resources and focus the talents of many. The Foundation's primary emphasis is in educational and cultural initiatives that help to build livable communities in Washington, D.C. These initiatives work to offer hope and opportunity to Washington's youth.
Mr. Kimsey serves as Chairman of the Communities in Schools of the Nation's Capital DC Task Force. He is a Founding Member of the Place-Based Funders Group, a Board Member of KIPP DC/KEY Academy, and a Trustee of the Federal City Council. Mr. Kimsey also serves on the Advisory Boards of several organizations including the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship-Greater Washington, Charity Works, and the Center for Corporate Citizenship of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Prior to his philanthropic work, Mr. Kimsey was the Company Commander for the Main Support Medical Company of the 1st Armored Division in Germany. He also served as the officer in charge of Patient Administration and Logistics at the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe Medical Facility in Belgium, and as a platoon leader and company executive officer for a main support medical company. Mr. Kimsey served as personnel advisor to the battalion commander in Bosnia in 1996. Mr. Kimsey earned a B.A. in Philosophy at the College of William and Mary, and an M.B.A. at George Mason University. He is married with two children.