If you are looking for a life-changing, inspirational speaker who holds your audience spellbound while sharing solid, proven, strategies to help them to reach their goals and live their dreams. If you are looking for an empowering life coach who will escort you on a personal journey of living a well-balanced life while falling madly, madly, (did I say madly) in love with yourself, your search is over.
Dr. Kim R. Grimes is an ordained minister, a certified transformation life coach, a personal finance mentor, and a powerful, inspiring and life-changing speaker, who leaves her audiences energized and challenged. Strongly inspired by John 10:10, Dr. Grimes founded Living Abundantly, Inc., by believing and trusting God. This dynamic speaker, workshop, and seminar leader has over 30 years of leadership, training and communication experience. Her remarkable messages inspire audiences to shed self-imposed baggage and obstacles that prevent them from Living Abundantly. She encourages people to identify their phobias, overcome their fears, achieve their goals and live their dreams. Dr. Grimes delivers “high energy” messages and coaching sessions which inspire men, women, young adults, and youth to “shake off mediocrity” and “live up to their greatness.” It is a message she learned from her own life and one she uses to help others live out their full potential.
An encourager by nature, she loves to inspire! Her purpose is to Inspire Exponentially! She sets out to Inspire, Empower, Encourage, Enlighten and Exalt people to live abundantly. Her goal is to uplift you from wherever you are; inspiring people to change their lives, one thought at a time! Dr. Grimes has served and inspired thousands through her transformation life coaching, personal finance mentoring, speeches, sermons, seminars, workshops, and coordination services; at churches, businesses, government agencies, and community settings. Her love for others encompasses Dr. Grimes’ passion for ministry.
In addition to being a speaker, minister, mentor, and life coach, Dr. Grimes is an accomplished author, of the bestseller, Unbreakable Spirit: Rising Above the Impossible. She is also the founder and Executive Director of Life Abundant Enrichment Center (LAEC), in Newport News, Virginia. This nonprofit corporation will provide Adult Daycare Services (ADS) to meet the needs of adults with impairments to improve the care and quality of life for the elderly within the community. She is also the President of Living Abundantly Youth Vision (LAYV), faith-based organization, exclusively for teens and young adults who want to live a life of integrity, walk in their greatness and stand in their brilliance. Her passion for helping others has opened the door for Dr. Grimes to perform wedding ceremonies and become a highly sought-after speaker, facilitator, financial mentor, and life coach. She has planned, organized, and hosted numerous events, conferences, seminars, workshops, weddings ceremonies and receptions for all walks of life.
Before founding her companies, Dr. Grimes worked as an Account Manager for Sun Microsystems, Inc. She has over thirty years of experience in high technology, systems administration, instructing and project leadership. She has retired at the rank of Major, with over twenty- five years of increasing leadership and management responsibility from the United States Army Reserve. Dr. Grimes earned a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, a Master Degree in Management, a Doctorate Degree in Strategic Leadership, and acquired certifications for Spiritual, Professional, Leadership, Transformation, Dream and Emotional Literacy Life Coaching. She has been acknowledged for excellent communication and presentation skills, professionalism, driving results by managing relationships, negotiating conflicts and providing solutions. Her vast experience from the military, her coaching skills, her management background, and life experiences brings exceptional expertise and knowledge to any service she provides. Dr. Grimes, originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, currently resides in Newport News, Virginia, with her husband, LTC (R) Lionel T. Grimes