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About Kimberly

Joy. Resilience. Empathy. Inspiration.

Kimberly Holmes-Iverson

is known as the ‘Hope Dealer,” bringing 20+ years of powerful public relations and award-winning journalistic experience as a television anchor, reporter and producer to audiences worldwide. 


As a college adjunct, Kimberly knows how to share unique wisdom and connect with audiences seeking ways to cultivate and keep joy in your life – no matter how much life throws at you.


Kimberly's infectious energy and insightful commentary have landed her features in Allure Magazine, HuffPost, Investigation Discovery, and other top-tier media outlets. She's a sought-after moderator and presenter, engaging audiences at events like the ILA International Gender & Media Webinar and moderating a panel for the esteemed Black art gallery, Overdue Recognition. Kimberly's charisma also shines as a host and mistress of ceremonies for numerous events nationwide, including the Black Sorority Project screening in Washington D.C., bringing levity and joy to discussions, award ceremonies and dinners. Her vibrant online presence, with and popular Instagram and Facebook accounts, reaches more than 20,000 people each week.

Kimberly has been honored with an Emmy® Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, received Florida Associated Press and Religion Newswriters Association awards for her reporting, and has been recognized by the National Association of Black Journalists. Kimberly was also honored as a Mother’s Day recipient of the 2021 “Moms are Joyful” campaign by internationally-acclaimed jewelry designer Zoë Chicco.


Through her commitment to education and opportunity, she created the Rasheed A. Wiggins Entrepreneurial Prize at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and established an endowed scholarship at St. Benedict's Preparatory School in Newark, New Jersey. She currently serves as a Trustee for the Montessori School of Raleigh and previously served on the Alumni Council of the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University and the Advisory Board for Talent Boulevard.


Kimberly is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. She holds degrees from Duke University and Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.

Born to Mississippi's first Black Certified Public Accountant, Calvin Holmes, Kimberly spent most of her childhood overseas in Saudi Arabia; her father worked for the oil company Aramco.​

When Kimberly is not helping clients find joy, peace and life or love after loss, she can be found baking, dancing, and laughing with her husband, Darian, their daughter and dog.

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