Chief Impact Officer

Kim Hamilton, Chief Impact Officer

As Chief Impact Officer, Kim oversees Feeding America national programs that provide meals to people in need and help them improve their future food security. She also leads the Feeding America research, health and nutrition and collective impact initiatives and is responsible for knowledge management within the organization. 

Prior to joining Feeding America, Kim served in a variety of senior roles at Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, including as Senior Advisor for Family Planning and Director of Strategy, Planning and Management for Global Policy & Advocacy.  During her time with the foundation, she also led grant making programs and developed advocacy strategies to advance the foundation’s goals in a variety of fields, including development policy, agricultural development, financial services for the poor, and water, sanitation and hygiene.

Previously, Kim served as President of NetAid, a New York-based nonprofit, dedicated to raising awareness about global poverty. She led NetAid’s programs related to global education, Games for Change, and global citizenship training for young people around the country. Kim also has served as Director of Program Planning and External Relations at Migration Policy Institute.

Kim is a native of Maine. She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology with a focus on Demography from Brown University and an M.A. in International Relations and African Studies from Johns Hopkins University for Advanced International Studies. Kim also earned a B.A. from the Robert D. Clark Honors College of the University of Oregon.


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