Kimberly Beaudin is the President & Chief Executive Officer of the College Football Hall of Fame, a top-rated national attraction based in Atlanta. With over 20 years of experience in leading brand development and marketing strategy, she was later promoted to oversee the sales operations of the business in March 2016.
In April 2020, Beaudin was appointed President & CEO of the Hall of Fame, making her the first female leader of the storied non-profit institution. In her role, Beaudin’s primary focus is on philanthropic development, and she leverages her vast experience in partnership sales, strategic marketing, community and public relations and event and group sales to ensure a viable future for the Hall.
Beaudin’s career spans a who’s who of Atlanta sports and entertainment destinations, including CNN, the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks and the NHL’s Atlanta Thrashers, where she was instrumental in the development of two nationally-regarded campaigns – Blueland (Thrashers) and The Highlight Factory (Hawks).
Originally from Florida, Beaudin holds a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Central Florida, however, she is an Atlantan at heart, having lived here for over 20 years. Beaudin serves on the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame Authority and Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors. She currently resides in Smyrna with her husband, Chris and daughter Alex.