Kim DeCoste is the founder of DeCoste & Associates, a career management and consulting firm based in Centennial, Colorado. In September of 2015, she released her first book, Get Real, Ladies: Career Challenges, Changes and Choices, which made it to the top 40 of the Amazon Best Seller list. Her next book, Get Real People: The 5 Generation Workforce is due out in the first half of 2019. She has enjoyed a long career in recruiting and professional development, having served as Director of Career Services at Colorado Technical University, a subject matter expert for the State of Colorado’s community college system, and as a technical recruiter in Los Angeles & Denver.
DeCoste, an active member of the Denver Southeast Rotary and current Rotary District 5450 Executive Committee member. She was also the proud recipient of the South Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Extraordinary Leader of the Year Award in 2011. She served the chamber as the Chair of the 2016 Women in Business Conference and was the Chair of Women in Business for the 2016-17 calendar year. She holds a bachelor’s degree from University California-Santa Cruz in Language Studies & Linguistics (German & Spanish), and an MBA in e-Commerce from Jones International University.
DeCoste lives in the Denver, Colorado, USA metro area with her husband and son. For more information about her as a speaker, please visit: www.KimDeCoste.com .