Wallace appointed to the CVCC Board of Trustees

Catawba Valley Community College’s Board of Trustees recently inducted Kimberly Wallace as its newest appointment to the board.


Kim Wallace

A native of Catawba County and graduate of Newton-Conover High School, Wallace was sworn into the board during its most recent meeting last month.

"I am honored to join the CVCC Board of Trustees,” Wallace said. “I truly believe CVCC provides life-changing opportunities through traditional education and specific career training programs. I am looking forward to being a part of the future of Red Hawk Nation."

Wallace received her B.S. in Marketing from Clemson University, graduating Cum Laude in 2000. She began her career working for Lockheed Martin Corporation in Greenville, S.C. while also taking classes for her MBA, which she received in 2004. 

That same year, Wallace moved back to Catawba County to work in the family business — Wallace Printing, where she is currently the Vice President. 

Wallace is very active in the community. She is the president of The Green Room Community Board of Directors and was named The Green Room's Volunteer of the Year for the 2016-17 season. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the United Arts Council of Catawba County, and she was one of the first women to be a board member for Printing Industries of the Carolinas (PICA). 

Wallace is also a 2022 graduate of Leadership Catawba — a leadership development program hosted by The Chamber of Catawba County. 

“We are excited for Kim Wallace to join our Board of Trustees,” said CVCC President Dr. Garrett Hinshaw. “Her business background and local knowledge will be assets for leadership at our college.”

Wallace lives in Newton with her husband, Joe Repaire, and their 11-year-old son, Graham. As a family, they love to travel and support Graham’s love of baseball. 

Catawba Valley Community College was a finalist in 2021 for the prestigious Bellwether and Aspen Prize awards. CVCC provides a true collegiate atmosphere for its approximately 5,000 students in curriculum and another 9,000 through workforce continued education programs. 

Serving students from counties across the region, Catawba Valley Community College was ranked as one of the top 10 Best Community Colleges in the United States in a list released by SmartAsset in 2021. CVCC currently offers 57 associate degree programs of study in Arts, Business, Computer Information, Education, Engineering Technology, Health Services, Horticulture, Industrial Technology and Public Services as well as nine college transfer programs. 

You can learn more about the programs offered at Catawba Valley Community College on its website at cvcc.edu

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