With more than 21 years of fundraising and public relations experience, Kimberly Farfone Borts is currently the Director of Charitable Giving and Communications at Bishop Gadsden Episcopal Retirement Community; one of the country’s premier Life Plan Communities.
Before Bishop Gadsden, Kimberly had a six-year tenure as Development Director for Sea Island Habitat for Humanity, where she contributed to the success of being named the Habitat for Humanity Affiliate of the Year two times. Before moving to Charleston in 2001, Kimberly was in Washington, DC, where she was the Foundation Manager for the National Business Travel Association and began her career as a Junior Lobbyist for Jefferson Government Relations.
A graduate and former Student Body President of George Mason University, Kimberly earned her Bachelor of Arts in Government &: Politics, received her Certificate in Business Management from The Wharton School of Business, a certificate in Events Management from George Washington University, and her Certificate in Fund raising Management from Indiana
University’s School of Philanthropy.
Kimberly has been a two-time Past President of the Charleston Chi Omega Alumnae Fraternity, and past Board Member for the South Carolina Planned Giving Council. Kimberly has served as a Roper Fellow and was selected as The Roper Fellow Chair for the Roper St. Francis Healthcare System. Currently, Kimberly is a Board Member for LeadingAge South Carolina, as well as the Lowcountry Association of Fundraising Professionals, where she is Chair of Government Relations. Kimberly just completed a two-year term as President of the Board of Directors for Sea Island Habitat for Humanity.
Kimberly is married to Gregory Borts, a law enforcement officer, and they currently enjoy living on Johns Island with their 12-year-old Plott Hound, Beauregard.