Get to know Kimmy!
Kimmy K. Powell is a mentor, author, speaker, angel investor and serial entrepreneur with 30+ years of expertise building and scaling multiple 7-figure businesses. Her expertise spans a diverse portfolio of construction to luxury hospitality. Today, Kimmy is a vocal advocate for young, passionate, budding entrepreneurs providing them framework and momentum in their early ventures.
She was born in Dayton, Ohio and graduated from University of Dayton with a B.S. in Computer Science. Her early experience with IBM and Lexis/Nexis helped shape her professional experience and business acumen. In 1991, she joined her husband and founded several companies in Construction and Commercial Real Estate. After relocating to Charleston in 2014, she began a career in hospitality and currently owns two 9,000 sq. ft. luxury spas (Woodhouse Spas, Inc.) in Charleston, South Carolina, and 6,000 sq. ft. locations in Franklin, Tennessee and Savannah, Georgia.
She and her husband of 33 years, Keith, have raised three sons who have flourished into ventures of their own. She splits her time between their residences in Downtown Charleston and Fripp Island, S.C. In her free time, she enjoys reading, boating, traveling, mentoring, writing and spending time with friends and family. She lends her time and talents to the Harbour Club Executive Committee Board, The College of Charleston Board of Governors, The American Lung Association and many more community and philanthropic endeavors. She is the author of The Passion and Purpose Project: Your 7 Step Future Funnel To Design The Life You Were Meant To Live.