Prior to joining the University of St. Thomas in 2016, Kymm was a marketing executive at General Mills, Inc. In her tenure at GMI, she was responsible for brands such as Cheerios, Kix, Toaster Strudel, 8th Continent, Fruit Roll Up, and Chex Mix. She has lived and worked internationally and also worked with various GMI joint venture partners such as Nestle and DuPont. Prior to General Mills, Kymm worked for MetLife in a management training program based in New York City. She holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BA from Mt. Holyoke College.
Kymm’s interest in the arts began at an early age with piano. She played competitively throughout high school and wrote original compositions for flute and piano that gained national recognition. While in high school, Kymm started a small business teaching piano and had 12 students by the time she graduated.
Kymm currently resides in Minneapolis, MN with her husband and daughter.