Vice President, Corporate & Community Outreach
Kimberly Kershaw is an expert in event operations and production and fan experience. During her more than 25 years in the sports and entertainment industry she has produced events and consulted on event production for some of the world’s leading sports organizations. Some of those organizations and events include the NFL Super Bowl Host Committee, ATP Tennis, NCAA Basketball, Women’s Olympic Hockey, Men’s World Cup Hockey, NHL All Star Game, NHL Draft, NHL International events, AFL Arena Bowl, and the U.S. Soccer Men’s and Women’s National Teams.
As Vice President, Corporate and Community Outreach for Pro Volleyball Federation, Kimberly oversees activation and servicing of corporate accounts, community development initiatives and partnerships, and game and event production for the League’s championship weekend events. She also assists Pro Volleyball Federation teams in developing their game day event scripts and offering best practices to teams to ensure each event is presented at a world-class level.
Kimberly also serves as Co-Chairman of the U.S. Soccer Fan Council where she consults on fan experience for the Men’s and Women’s National Teams.
Prior to joining Pro Volleyball Federation, Kimberly served as Director of Game Operations and Video Production for the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets for 11 years. She was also Director of Event Presentation for the San Jose Sharks and Game Producer/Director for the Tampa Bay Lightning. She is no stranger to indoor football, having also served as Game Producer/Director for the Arena Football League’s Miami Hooters, Tampa Bay Storm, Anaheim Piranhas, and Columbus Destroyers.
Kimberly graduated from the University of South Florida in Tampa and earned her Master’s Degree in Sports Management from St. Thomas University in Miami. She currently resides in Lewis Center, OH, with husband JD Kershaw who is the Vice President of Business Development and Operations for the Columbus Blue Jackets. They have three children, son Trebor and daughters Jadia and Clara Mac, named after the late Blue Jackets founder and beloved Columbus businessman John H. McConnell, affectionately known as Mr. Mac.