Kimberly During, a serial entrepreneur, established her venture in 1993, K.Tek Systems, Inc. a full service business consulting and Internet Technology provider, now celebrating its unprecedented nearly two decades of success. Kimberly, currently holds all or significant interest in 17 companies, including International. Kimberly and/or her companies are consistently recognized in Tampa Bay as some of the Top Technology Companies, Top Women Owned Companies, finalist CEO of the Year, FAST 50 list. The Business Review rated K.Tek, as one of the Top 25 Women Owned, Top 500 Businesses in Florida. K.Tek,was recognized by Frontier Leadership Group, for Kimberly's outstanding leadership. Pinellas County recognized K.Tek for its Outstanding Contribution to the Economic Development. The SBA named Kimberly as the Top Business Women of the Year.Kimberly has been recognized in DC at the White House (twice) as the recipient of the Small Business of the Year Award. Kimberly, an active Philanthropist, supports many causes and organizations. Many include: Pinellas Education Foundation,Stavros Institute,SPC Foundation, USF Foundation,Women in Leadership and Philanthropy (USF),College of Behavioral and Community Sciences/FMHI. Kimberly has launched the During Foundation and the Forrest E. Berrie Institute, both vehicles for bettering the community and is active in State & Federal Legislation in the areas of Education, Health Care, and Veteran's. Kimberly sits on many, Board of Directors for Community Organizations that positively impact/provide outstanding services, for Health Care, Social Services, Education, and At-Risk Youth.Kimberly is a member of several organizations, such as, Women’s Presidents Organization, National Association of Professional and Executive Women, Zonta International Club of Business Women’s Organization, US Women’s Chamber of Commerce, and Women in Congress Organization.
Specialties:Executive Management Consulting, Organizational Infrastructure Planning, including but not limited to, Large Scale B2B Internet applications, Electric Utility Engery Power Brokering, eCommerce, SEO, Insurance, Financial Services, Medical, eLearning, Advanced Application Design and Programming, Business Consulting, Investment, Real Estate, Legal, Marketing, Internet Security, Internet Hosting, International Business Consulting and Import/Export, among more.