Kimberly Kayler, CPSM (Certified Professional Services Marketer) is President of AOE, a full-service association management and marketing consulting firm headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan. AOE serves more than 25 different associations in the industry, as well as 30+ architecture, engineering, construction and product supplier firms. The AOE team has approximately 90 employees providing marketing, association management, technical and engineering oversight, training and development, finance, IT and other consulting services.
A former member of the Board of Direction for the American Concrete Institute (ACI), Kimberly chaired the ACI Marketing Committee and is a past member of the Convention, Financial Advisory, Chapter Activities, Membership and Construction Liaison Committees, as well as the International Conferences, 2030 and the Global Marketing Plan Task Groups.
Kimberly served on the U.S. Secretary of Transportation's Women in Transportation Roundtable in 2012-2013. She has authored more than 2,000 articles and is the co-author of Leading with Marketing, a handbook for marketing and business development professionals. She was the first person in Ohio to earn the Certified Professional Services Marketer designation in 1999. Since 2009, Kayler has served as an Adjunct Professor in the Integrated Marketing Communications Department at Columbus State Community College. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and English from The University of Arizona in Tucson. She earned her Masters of Science in organization and management, with an emphasis in leadership, from Capella University.
In addition to her professional activities, Kimberly is a yoga teacher, having earned both her 200-hour and 500-hour registered yoga teacher status. She also owns and manages a yoga teacher training school accredited through Yoga Alliance. Her presentation on corporate mindfulness is an outgrowth of her corporate and yoga experience and training.