Kimberly A. Farrell
'82, B.S., Business Marketing
Founder and CEO, Unlimited Performance Training, Inc.
Kimberly A. Farrell is the newest member on the CSULB Alumni Board of Directors bringing over 18 years of Board Leadership experience to her role. Kimberly attended CSULB on a full athletic scholarship for women’s basketball, where she contributed as a team Captain to her teams national #2 rank accumulating career wins of 101 with only 26 losses during her athletic career.
In 1982, she earned her B.S. in Business Marketing, securing her first job in the Pharmaceutical Industry through on-campus interviews. During her career, Kimberly held various leadership roles in Sales, Sales Training, Human Resources, Trade Relations, Management & Career Development, Sales Strategic Planning, Sales Leadership & Corporate/Commercial Training working for top-tier companies such as AstraZeneca, AMGEN, Roche & Takeda.
Kimberly is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Unlimited Performance Training®, Inc. a full-service Corporate Training Organization specializing in innovative corporate seminars for Fortune 500 clients. UPT® has trademarked several Award-Winning seminars including WIN LEADERSHIP®. In 2009, Pharmaceutical Executive Magazine published the results of her 7- Year Research Study which identified the frequent obstacles and key leadership practices needed for the advancement of women leaders in business.
An inspiring author and speaker, Kimberly received top reviews for her TEDx Los Angeles Talk and her two Keynotes for University of Notre Dame UWIB Conference. She received her MBA from Notre Dame in 2011. In 2013, Kimberly was inducted into the Burroughs Athletic Hall of Fame. In her free time, she enjoys watching her son play NCAA D1 Volleyball.