Kimberly Gerber

Kimberly Gerber has empowered thousands of people and brands such as Dell, Verizon Wireless, Starbucks Coffee, ACCO, Allergan, Whirlpool, USC, El Pollo Loco, Dell, Lexus, Allergen, So Cal Edison, UCLA, Ascend and more!  As a communications, branding and coaching expert, Kimberly’s focused approach to communication strategies has successfully led Fortune 500 companies toward real results with highly specialized communications guidance and training to help them succeed.

Strong communication skills play a significant role in achieving your success. As founder of Excelerate, Kimberly Gerber is more than passionate about your business success.   Her innovative ideas, breakthrough programs and proven techniques have served as a catalyst, helping countless C-level executives, entrepreneurs, millennials and high-potential employees reach visions and goals.  

Kimberly also serves as a motivating, empowering public speaker for audiences of all sizes, bringing the power of effective communication to podiums across the country. With the ability to speak on a variety of topics related to transformational communication, Kimberly is among the region’s most sought-after and acclaimed keynote speakers, consistently leaving attendees feeling energized and inspired.

In addition to her leadership and public speaking roles, Kimberly dedicates time to giving back to her community. Since 2006, she has been a board member of the National Association of Women Business Owners, where she currently serves as director of Strategy and Board Development. She also sits on the Food and Beverage Advisory Council for the Gerson Lehrman Group, a Wall Street technology advisory firm.  She has devoted her life to transformation, communication, perspective, and helping others share kindness with the world.

Excelerate About Us:

“Confidence is the most attractive thing you can wear.”

– Kimberly Gerber

“If you understand yourself first, you can make the shift to other people’s perspectives.”

For more than two decades, Excelerate communications expert and founder Kimberly Gerber’s strategic planning, coaching and training has made an extraordinary difference for organizations of all sizes, giving CEOs, executives, entrepreneurs, high-potential employees and millennials the power tools to become more effective communicators. Verizon Wireless, Allergan, Whirlpool and Acco Brands are among the many companies that have benefited from Excelerate’s services.

Kimberly Gerber, president/CEO of Excelerate, is more than passionate about business success, and she understands that strong communication skills play a significant role in achieving that success. It’s no wonder that for the past two decades, Kimberly’s focused approach with marketing and communication strategies has successfully led Fortune 500 companies such as Starbucks and Fleetwood Enterprises toward real results. Her innovative ideas, breakthrough programs and proven techniques have served as a catalyst, helping countless C-level executives, entrepreneurs, millennials and high-potential employees reach their goals. It’s why even more organizations, including Allergan, Verizon Wireless and ACCO Brands, rely on Kimberly for her highly specialized communications guidance and training to help them succeed.

In addition to her leadership role at Excelerate, Kimberly dedicates time to giving back to her community. Since 2006, she has been a board member of the National Association of Women Business Owners, where she currently serves as Director of Strategy and Board Development. She also sits on the Food and Beverage Advisory Council for the Gerson Lehrman Group, a Wall Street technology advisory firm.

Kimberly holds a B.A. in Marketing and Public Communications from SUNY Buffalo. Committed to lifelong learning, she’s completed graduate studies at San Diego State University, is a graduate of Newfield, an ICF-certified executive coaching program and has earned mediation certification from Los Angeles County Bar Association. Kimberly lives in Irvine, CA, with her husband and three children.

My life is a series of stories.

Vulnerability

Personal struggles.  Didn’t stop me.  I never felt like a victim.  Ii never felt sorry for myself.

In my DNA. I am an optimist.  Always examined, “What’s the message here?”

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  • Triad – more spiritual mentor
  • Corporate
  • Self growth (God, energetic, cares, possibilities)
  • Very connected – fabric

Just be nice | take the high ground – you have to act most responsibly| there is your power

Innovation – we are in