Kiym Gardner

Director of Engagement

As Director of Engagement, Kiym has over a decade of experience leading grassroots advocacy outreach for Fortune 100, trade association, and non-profit clients spanning a variety of industries from healthcare to energy. She has sat at the nexus of many highly charged political campaigns in Washington, DC providing an avenue for advocates to have their voices heard both online and offline. During her tenure with DDC, she has worked with over 75 clients to fulfill their grassroots advocacy needs. Since joining DDC in 2006, Kiym, along with her team, has been instrumental in facilitating the mobilization of tens of thousands of advocates on specific public policy for our clients.

Prior to leading the Engagement team, Kiym was the Operations Manager of the Advocacy Center where her expertise in organization, task management, and execution of our clients’ advocacy goals allowed her to establish processes and standards that continue to be used in fostering relationships with advocates.

Outside of the office, Kiym is an avid golfer, a die-hard Alabama football fan, and enjoys spending her weekends riding her bicycle along the A1A beachfront on the Atlantic Coast of Florida.