Kim is a native of Virginia, who spent the majority of her formative years in the Midwest. After obtaining her undergraduate degree from the University of Oklahoma, Kim began assisting the needs of underserved populations as a Counselor with the Dallas Housing Authority. While attending graduate school at University Maryland University College, Kim began volunteering with a homeless shelter in Baltimore, which fueled her passion to assist persons in need. As the Housing Connections Program Manager, Kim has applied a two-pronged approach to the quest for affordable housing: introducing landlords to a pool of prospective tenants they may not have been previously aware of and advocating for low-income households in easing barriers that oftentimes accompanies their housing search. The mission of Bridges is important to Kim because she understands that a stable home environment provides the foundation needed for a family to thrive!