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Kim Tillotson Fleming is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hefren-Tillotson, Inc., a privately held Pittsburgh-based firm offering comprehensive financial planning and investment advisory services for individuals, foundations, trusts, and qualified retirement plans. Kim has served as President of Hefren-Tillotson since 1996, and in December 2010, was elected Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
In October 2012, Hefren-Tillotson was awarded #1 Top Workplace in Western Pennsylvania and Kim received the Top Executive award for medium-sized companies by The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. In October 2011, the company was awarded First Place for the 2011 Best Places to Work Contest (large company category) by the Pittsburgh Business Times. Hefren-Tillotson was also awarded the honor of "#1 Best Place to Work in Pennsylvania" for medium-sized businesses in 2001 and Best Place to Work in Pittsburgh in 2010 by Pittsburgh Magazine.
Kim is a graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in Economics and holds several professional designations. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst® charterholder, a graduate and board member of the Securities Industry Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, and has completed the Center for Fiduciary Studies Certification program at the University of Pittsburgh.
She is a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research, Pittsburgh Society of Financial Analysts (former President), Financial Planning Association, served on the NASD District Business Conduct Committee, and is currently serving on the Board of Directors of SIFMA. In 2009, Kim was voted one of the "Top 25 Women in Business" by the Pittsburgh Business Times, and in 2003, she was honored by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development as one of "Pennsylvania's 50 Best Women in Business."
Kim serves on the boards of Allegheny College, Allegheny Conference on Community Development (Treasurer), The Buhl Foundation, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, Dollar Bank, The Pittsburgh Foundation, and UPMC Health Plan. Additionally, she has served on the capital campaign committees for the Children's Institute of Pittsburgh, the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, and Children's Hospital. She is also a deacon and youth leader at Hiland Presbyterian Church.
She co-chaired the United Way Women's Leadership Council in 2008 and 2007. In 2011 and 2004, she was named an Athena Award finalist and received the 2005 YWCA "A Tribute to Women Leadership" award for business.
In 2012, Kim received the Haller Enterprise Institute's Entrepreneur of the Year Award from Thiel College. This award is given annually to a business owner who has demonstrated outstanding entrepreneurial leadership. In April 2012, Carlow University awarded Kim with the Women of Spirit® Award for Values, which recognizes a woman who leads her company to higher realms of excellence and service by personal example and commitment to others. Also in April 2012, Geneva College honored Kim with their Serving Leaders Award. This service award is presented annually to a person of faith who implements servant-leadership qualities in their life and work.
In 2012, 2011, and 2010, Kim was selected as a FIVE STAR Wealth Manager. This award is given to wealth managers in Pittsburgh who satisfied key client criteria and scored the highest in client satisfaction.
Service in mission work plays an important role in Kim’s personal life. She has been actively involved with local, national, and international project-related mission trips, including annual youth group work camps.
Kim and her husband, Curt Fleming, have two sons, Grant and Todd.