Kim Braithwaite joined the Gay Alliance Board in 2015. She is a Rochester, NY native who attended St. John Fisher and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management with a concentration in Human Resources. She received her Master’s degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology. In addition to serving on the Gay Alliance Board of Directors, she is also involved in the SHRM Diversity Advisory Board. She has held numerous professional positions at Wegmans, Xerox, Frontier Communications, and Barilla as well as volunteer Board Member positions at the Rochester Eye and Tissue Bank, SHRM Diversity Advisory Council Board. She also has extensive experience in Employee Relations, Labor Relations with contract negotiations, Benefits, Wellness, Talent Acquisition, Change Management, Performance Management  and Career Counseling. Kim has a proven track record in a leadership role delivering superior results.  She is a Human Resource Manager and currently works for Barilla America.  Outside the office, Kim enjoys spending quality time with her husband and three kids.