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KIM

GUEVARA, MA

Kim has 25 years’ experience in emergency management, homeland security, and development. She has provided services to all levels of government, the U.S. military, and the private and non-profit sectors. Her award-winning and diverse work includes many pioneering projects, such as the DARPA Grand Challenge, the Cities Readiness Initiative (anthrax), a novel disease/pandemic prioritization vaccination framework to support public health decision-making for schools/districts, shadow operations, and USAID Afghanistan Small/Medium Enterprise Development. She specializes in stakeholder engagement, and building and enhancing emergency and crisis management programs. Kim is an adjunct instructor and curriculum developer for the California Specialized Training Institute’s (CSTI) terrorism and intelligence courses. Recent work includes organizational development and the application of neuroscientific research for crisis leaders. She has significant international experience in telemedicine and humanitarian development. Having responded to numerous crises and disasters, she champions projects that emphasize mitigation, preparedness, sustainability, and whole community inclusion and resilience.

 

Having previously worked for large consulting and defense/government contracting firms, Kim envisioned a new type of company when she founded Mozaik Solutions – one driven and anchored daily in its values, dedicated to total customer satisfaction, and nimble and able to respond quickly to changing needs and priorities. She also saw the need for customized, dynamic teams of professionals that could come together to meet client challenges in a cost-effective, solution-oriented manner. In this way, Mozaik builds its teams by leveraging a robust network of respected, diverse professionals around the globe to best meet the needs of clients. Kim’s combined experience in emergency/crisis management, health community initiatives in humanitarian crises, and organizational leadership also led her to co-create the Crisis Athlete™ program. At its core, the program challenges, questions, and envisions new, more sustainable pathways for crisis leaders to think about resilience by leveraging and applying the power of neuroscience at the individual, organizational, and community levels.

 

Kim holds a MA in International Relations from the University of San Diego, and a BS in Psychology and Political Science from the University of Oregon. She has a post-graduate certificate in Project Management from The George Washington University, and  is a Certified Business Resilience Manager (CBRM).

Recent clients include the Ports of San Diego, San Francisco & Jacksonville, Sony, General Atomics, LA County Public Health, City of Los Angeles, Youth Policy Institute, Stanford School of Medicine, and Amtrak among others. 

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