Kimberly Wakeman is Vice President of Regional Operations & Government Affairs at Avalon Risk Management. She is a licensed Insurance Broker, a Licensed Customs Broker (LCB) and Certified Customs Specialist (CCS). When Kimberly joined the company in 2018, she served as the Divisional Vice President for Avalon’s Southern Division, before assuming her current role in 2021. Kimberly has an extensive background in the global logistics industry, spending the last 30 years working with some of the largest logistics companies. She has strong supply chain experience with deep knowledge and understanding of US Customs, FTZ, domestic and global logistics, and distribution services and strategies.
Kimberly helps Avalon achieve continuous operational excellence by executing reliable business strategies, which lead to increased revenue and decreased risk and expense. She monitors current events for regulatory changes and works with federal agencies and international trade associations concerning modifications that impact the global logistics industry and Avalon’s products. Kimberly is a member of various industry associations such as Trade Supply Network, NCBFAA, ICPA, CSCMP, Beacon Council, and AWESOME. She currently is the secretary for the International Trade Surety Association (ITSA).
When Kimberly isn’t working, she loves traveling, shopping, and enjoying sporting events, especially baseball with her family. Oh, and we can’t forget her love for all things sparkly!