Embracing Change: One Woman’s Journey – Kim Gibson Clark, Friday Keynote

Time: Friday October 27, 2023 8:30am - 10:00am

Location: George Room

Speaker(s): Kim Gibson Clark - Executive Director, Eugene's Table and Founder Onyx Cosulting

Kim will take you on a journey from her farming roots to her role as CEO of Coconut Bliss and beyond. Experience stories and shared tools of change management within the patchwork of a multi -generational family business, through the lens of female leadership in the natural foods industry. Kim is grateful for the opportunity to share her story with the Provender Conference, and will be encouraging vocalization of your curiosities, comments, and change management tools.

BIO: Kim Gibson Clark is currently the Executive Director of Eugene’s Table and Founder of OnyxConsulting. She is the former CEO and co-owner of Coconut Bliss and Cousin Jack’s Pasty Company, and was the General Manager of Lochmead Dairy. Kim has 24 years in Food & Beverage Manufacturing and CPG, and is on the Boards of Oregon Tilth (President) and Oregon Supported Living Program (past President), as well as serving as a Trust Protector on the TPC of Organically Grown Company. Kim, a Leo, has shared 15 loving years with her Pisces husband David Clark, and they have a 14 year old Capricorn daughter named Zoe who makes volleyball look easy and baking look like a sport.