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Kim Keywell

Director, Keywell Foundation


Kim Keywell is a philanthropist and civic leader dedicated to the advocacy of underserved youth. She serves as a Director of the Keywell Foundation. She is Vice Chairwoman of One Goal, an innovative college persistence organization, a Child Advocate for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children) in Lake County, Illinois, and a Board Member of the Chicago Council for Global Affairs. Kim is a Board Member of the Jewish Women’s Foundation of Metro Chicago, a member of the Chicago Ideas Week Brain Trust, and an advisor to several other philanthropic and civic organizations. She is a past member of the Children’s Service Board of the Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, and the Board of Connect to the Future, which provides guidance and inspiration for inner-city students in Chicago. Previously, for 15 years Kim was a money manager of individual corporate accounts and multiple mutual funds at a large international bank. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, and a Master’s in Business Administration from Michigan State University.