Director of Operations / Co-Chairman
Name: Kimberly Spies
Title: Director of Operations / Co-Chairman
Organization: World Boxing Council Middle East / WBC Cares Middle East Chapter – UAE
Kimberly Spies has worked internationally in multiple facets of the entertainment industry in her 30+ years as a professional. Her client list includes world champion professional athletes, actors, social media influencers, authors, renowned musical artists, and philanthropists. She specializes in professional boxing, professional billiards and the development and operation of cohesive branded nonprofit organizations for celebrities and public figures.
Her skills include operations, talent management, branding, marketing, public relations, social mediaand charitable fundraising and events. She is currently the Director of Operations for the World Boxing Council Middle East (WBC ME) which will encompass 15 countries throughout the region and whose goal is to grow the sport for men, women, and children in both the professional and amateur ranks.
Additionally, she is the Co-Chairmen for the WBC Cares Middle East Chapter whose charitable mission is to support many worthwhile causes and like-minded organizations. In March of this year, the WBC ME welcomed Pope Francis on his historic visit to Iraq on behalf of his charity Scholas. Furthermore, Kimberly’s philanthropic initiatives have raised more than $4,000,000; most notably for Puerto Rico in 2017 in response to Hurricane Maria partnering with musical celebrities Daddy Yankee, Marc Anthony and boxer Fres Oquendo.
Kimberly has previously worked for some of the worlds’ most respected brands including Sony Music, CBS Television, Hilton and Brunswick. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Entertainment Business Management from Columbia College Chicago and has recently completed a certificate course for women
in business from Cornell University.