Kimberly Gerber



President | Excelerate

Described by peers as innovative, results-oriented and insightful, Kimberly Gerber shares more than two decades of experience leading Fortune 500 companies, C-level executives, millennial and high-potential employee towards real results.

Kimberly designs and leads popular coaching and communication skill training program that help participants master the art of communication. These programs include intensive hands-on workshops, presentations, round-table discussions and practical exercise. Kimberly is proud to play a key role in the company’s continued success and exceptional 98 percent client rehire and retention rate.

Kimberly’s core business philosophies have guided her through a rewarding career, which includes roles as Marketing Director of Starbucks Coffee and Fleetwood Enterprises. In these roles she managed brand communications, lead national advertising an public relations campaigns and had P&L responsibility in excess of $20MM annually. Under Kimberly’s leadership, Starbucks launched its first mobile store, which revolutionized the Frappuccino business in key markets and results in hundreds of millions of dollars in new revenue. Today, Kimberly applies her unique talents to help client’s accelerate their own results by helping them think, act and behave more strategically.

Kimberly also brings the power of effective communication to podiums across the country as a motivating and empowering public speaker. With the ability to speak on a variety of topics related to interpersonal and transformational communication, Kimberly is among the region’s highly sought after and acclaimed key-note speaker, consistently leaving attendees feeling energized, inspired and empowered.

Kimberly Holds a B.A. in Marketing and Public Communication from SUNY Buffalo and had completed Graduate studies in Public Communication at SDSU. A life-long learner, Kimberly holds executive coaching certification from ICF Accredited Newfield Network and a Mediation Certification for the Los Angeles County Bar Association. Kimberly lives in Irvine, CA with her husband and three children.