Our Team

Kim-Monique Johnson

Senior Consultant

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Introducing Kim. Bringing over 25 years’ nonprofit experience to the team as a Senior Consultant, Kim-Monique provides support to organizations through organizational development, curriculum development, group facilitation, and diversity, equity and inclusion strategies. She has experience in healthcare, human resources, and leadership coaching. Her coaching focus is with new managers as well as seasoned executives who face new challenges related to organizational management, diversity, racial equity, and inclusion. For leaders who wonder how to show up as their authentic selves, for people of color who may also be part of LGBTQ communities, she offers coaching to help them overcome obstacles to their success.

Find out a little more. Before CRE, Kim-Monique served as the chief human resources officer at the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the VP of Talent at the Food Bank For New York City. She has designed strategic planning retreats for large organizations including Quinnipiac University and New York State Department of Health, AIDS Institute. On a national level, Kim-Monique has designed and led training for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the National Drug Court Institute, and the United States Bureau of Justice for which she designed and delivered the inaugural flagship 3-day cultural competence training for an interdisciplinary team of drug court professionals. She worked with the New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as part of the team that led the inaugural required LGBTQ training for all New York City Sexual Health Clinics. Her global experience includes a year as a volunteer teacher in Gabon, Central Africa and co-leading the first LGBTQ training for healthcare providers in Lima, Perú.

Kim-Monique is a certified Wiley Everything DiSC® Workplace Facilitator, a Senior Certified Professional with the Society for Human Resource Management, and certified in the Clark Wilson 360 Feedback Survey. She is also certified in Energy Leadership Coaching with the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC). She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from The Johns Hopkins University, and a Master of Social Work degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Bet you didn’t know. Kim-Monique rode a bicycle over 300 miles in four days from Bear Mountain, N.Y. to Boston for an HIV/AIDS fundraiser, jumped out of an airplane at 13,000 feet on a skydiving adventure, and now practices the more gentle exercises of t’ai chi and yoga. She lives in Freeport, Long Island where she enjoys gardening and loves deep, soulful Afrohouse music.

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