Kim Crowder has over 15 years of experience in marketing and communications. She is currently Brand Marketing Leader at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. She was formerly Director of Communications for the Indianapolis Public Library. She also previously worked for a Fortune 500 company and managed crisis communications when the Reliant Astrodome and other facilities were used as shelters after Hurricane Katrina. Crowder is a native of Houston, TX who enjoys singing with her band, listening to podcasts and audiobooks, Latin dancing, and spending time with family and friends.