Here in the Office of Institutional Advancement, we are always working hard to support the university and connect our donors with causes they care most about. We would like to introduce our donors — to whom we are so grateful — to the people who help make those things happen. Today, we’ll be hearing from Kim Robinson, the Senior Director of Development.
Name: Kim Robinson
Job Title: Senior Director of Development
Focus Area: I enjoy meeting with alumni, retired faculty & staff, and friends to reconnect them back to UMBC. It is very rewarding to show the all the exciting things that are happening at UMBC and providing them with opportunity for them to make a difference in students’ lives and faculty research. I also oversee the planned giving program at UMBC.
Years at UMBC: 24 years
Q: Where are you from originally?
Q: What do you love most about UMBC?
I love working with amazing, smart, diverse group of people to create new programs and events. I have always been encouraged to think out of the box and try new things to advance the mission of the University.
Q: What’s your favorite thing about your job?
I enjoy providing opportunities for people to financially give back to UMBC and to see the impact of their giving by meeting their scholars or seeing how their support is making a difference at UMBC.
Q: Why do you think it’s important to support UMBC?
We are educating the next generation of leaders in science, technology, education, arts, social science, and math. UMBC is making a difference. It is a great investment.
Q: What is your favorite food?
Q: What is your favorite hobby or pastime?
I spend a lot of time at athletic facilities. I enjoy watching my children play sports (soccer, lacrosse, baseball, volleyball, and basketball) and spending quality time with family and friends. I love the beach and water activities.