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Kimbirly Orr

Kimbirly is a veteran marketing specialist serving companies as a publicist and marketing strategist. Kimbirly is uniquely skilled in media relations, event production, fundraising, digital marketing, and publicity. Kimbirly is an award-winning executive whose strategic marketing and digital PR programs have benefited companies’ brand growth.

In 2007, she launched a strategic marketing and public relations agency, Knock Out Performance, based in Denver, CO. Kimbirly is an innovative thinker who is passionate about networking. She is a social media advocate and has been working in this space since before Twitter and Facebook were household words.

A graduate of the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business, Kimbirly is active in non-profit and fundraising work. She mentors students in the Leeds College of Business at CU Boulder and believes in giving back to her alma mater as a volunteer and donor.

Kimbirly shares her expertise with CU by serving on the boards within the CU community: CU Advocates in the Office of the President, CU Boulder Director’s Club, CU Foundation Board of Trustees, Buffs4Life, and the CU Boulder Alumni Association Board of Advisors.

In 2016, Kimbirly was awarded the prestigious “CU Advocate of the Year” from the CU Advocates program. In 1997, she was awarded the Alumni Recognition Award which honors CU Boulder alumni who celebrate the Forever Buffs tenets of connecting, contributing and celebrating their CU pride through their extraordinary service to CU Boulder.

When she is not working, you can find Kimbirly cheering for her beloved Colorado Buffaloes, traveling with friends, attending U2 concerts or playing in the Colorado snow.