Access Holdings has named Kimberly Kile as head of investor relations and communications. Prior to joining Access, Kile worked at ABS Capital Partners where she was general partner, head of fundraising, investor relations and marketing.
Baltimore, MD – Access Holdings, a Baltimore-based mid-market investment firm specializing in building enduring businesses, today announced that Kimberly (Kim) Kile will join the firm as its first-ever Head of Investor Relations and Communications. As the head of investor relations and member of the executive team, Kim will lead fundraising efforts for the firm’s flagship funds, co-investments, and new products. Additionally, Kim will source and cultivate new relationships with potential investors and work closely with the firm’s existing limited partners. Kim will also lead Access’s public relations efforts with oversight over the firm’s fundraising, communications, and marketing.
“As Head of Investor Relations & Communications at Access Holdings, Kim will play a key role nurturing relationships with Access’s current investors, cultivating relationships with new ones, and working closely with the whole team to grow the Access platform,” said Access Holdings Founder and Managing Partner Kevin McAllister.
Kim comes to Access Holdings with more than 17 years of experience leading fundraising efforts and cultivating relationships with investors. Prior to joining Access, Kim served as General Partner, Head of Fundraising, Investor Relations, and Marketing for the Baltimore-based growth equity firm ABS Capital Partners. Kim was first introduced to senior leadership at Access Holdings by her former ABS Capital colleague and current Access Holdings Managing Director Michael Rodgers.
“Having previously worked with Kim for three years, I have seen her strong work ethic and fundraising expertise first-hand,” said Access Holdings Managing Director Michael Rodgers. “I am thrilled that she is joining Access Holdings in such a senior role.”
Originally from Pennsylvania, Kim moved to Baltimore in 2003 to join ABS Capital and has since received a master’s degree in Finance from the University of Baltimore. With her personal and professional life centered firmly in Baltimore, Kim is excited to join a firm so entrenched in the Charm City’s tight-knit community. Kim is also an avid marathon runner who sees parallels between training for races and her work fundraising and cultivating relationships.
“I love to set a goal, create a plan, and flawlessly execute it, which transitions very easily into what I love both about running and fundraising,” said Access Holdings Head of Investor Relations & Communications Kim Kile. “I am excited to begin connecting investors to such a successful and growing firm that is committed to building enduring market leading businesses.”
About Access Holdings
Access Holdings Management Company LLC is a Baltimore-based middle-market investment firm with $1 billion in assets under management. Founded in 2013, Access partners with entrepreneurs and executives to create concentrated portfolios of essential service-based businesses in North America. Scale and growth are achieved through research-driven, buy and build strategies that align best-in-class talent, technology, and operations. For more information, please visit www.accessholdings.com.