Kim King is Sr. Director of Global Sourcing and Procurement for Elkay Manufacturing Company located in Downers Grove, IL. She is responsible for the sourcing and procurement function, including building and maintaining supplier relationships, risk mitigation, cost savings, and overall procurement and sourcing strategy for Elkay’s Plumbing division. Kim brings over 20 years of sourcing/procurement experience between Elkay and Sears. Kim has an undergraduate BBA-Finance degree from University of Michigan, and an MBA from University of Chicago.
Kim is an Advisory Board member for Governors State University’s Supply Chain Innovation Center and Business Incubator, whose mission is to is to promote innovation and contribute to the economic and workforce development of Chicago’s southland region, through consulting, training, and other professional services to businesses and startups in supply chain/logistics and related sectors. Kim holds a Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) certification from ISM organization and is an active member in ISM and APICS supply chain organizations.
Kim lives in Flossmoor, IL with her husband and has a son and daughter in college. She enjoys watching and attending sporting events, especially football and basketball (Go Blue!). Kim also loves spending time in the New Buffalo, MI area and spending time on Lake Michigan and lounging on the beach.