Kimberly is a registered architect and an Associate with Group 70 International. She has over 15 years of professional experience working on a variety of large, diverse projects with a focus on government and university science buildings and laboratory facilities. Kimberly has been a LEED Accredited Professional since 2003 and is a staunch advocate of sustainable design. Her passion is to serve the science community through the design of flexible, innovative, and economical research space that enhances and facilitates the scientific research and education process. She has spoken at LABS21 and other venues to educated clients and colleagues about sustainable laboratory design. She recently finished managing the design and construction of C-MORE Hale, the Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research & Education, which is expected to be the first LEED Gold (potentially Platinum) laboratory building on the University of Hawaii Manoa campus. Kimberly was also recently selected to the Pacific Business News Forty Under 40 Class of 2011 for her innovative and eco-friendly approach to architecture and her efforts to help Hawaii strengthen its science and technology economy through designing state-of-the-art laboratory facilities incorporating energy efficient technologies and healthy work environments.