For Immediate Release
Boyd Receives Outstanding Contribution to the African-American Community Award
Peoples Bank Senior Vice President Kimberly L. Boyd was recently honored for her contributions to the African-American community by Catawba Valley Community College. Boyd received the Outstanding Contribution to the African-American Community Award from CVCC during its annual Multicultural Celebration in Honor of Black History.
The celebration is part of the college’s Multicultural Series of events held throughout the year.
A native of Georgetown, SC, Boyd joined Peoples Bank in 1994 as training director with more than eight years of experience in training. She was promoted in 1999 to vice president of retail banking and has played a key role in developing the bank’s branch network.
Boyd holds an associate degree in business, graduated from Retail Banking School at the University of Wisconsin and completed the Human Resource Management Program at Purdue University in Indiana.
In 2001, she was promoted to senior vice president and continues to provide leadership to the bank through coordination of banking support functions including service center, marketing and learning and development.
Boyd has served in numerous leadership roles in community and civic groups, including the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, Minority Business Women of Catawba County and Hickory Metro Higher Education Advisory Council. She has served as a board member for the Catawba Valley YMCA, Catawba County Dept. of Social Services, and has volunteered for the Catawba County United Way. Kim has also served as a spokesperson at numerous community events speaking on topics such as retail banking and women’s leadership.
She has one son and a five-year old grandson.
CVCC’s Black History Celebration was supported by the United Arts Council of Catawba County through the North Carolina Arts Council, with funding from the State of North Carolina and the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art. Other sponsors include CVCC’s Office of Multicultural Affairs, the CVCC Foundation, Inc., BB&T, CVCC Student Government Association, CVCC Rotaract Club, Lenoir-Rhyne University and Ridgeview Branch Library.
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