March 15. 2012 10:00AM - Last modified: March 15. 2012 10:32AM

Northwestern Mutual executive named influential in corporate America

  
Kimberley Crews Goode, vice president of communication and corporate affairs at Northwestern Mutual has been selected as one of Savoy Magazine's Top Influential Blacks in Corporate America for 2012
Kimberley Crews Goode, vice president of communication and corporate affairs at Northwestern Mutual has been selected as one of Savoy Magazine's Top Influential Blacks in Corporate America for 2012. The Spring 2012 issue will honor Goode along with other business leaders and executives from across the country. “Kimberley Goode is an outstanding example of a leader whose contributions strengthen a company and a community,” said Marcia Rimai, executive vice president and chief administrative officer, Northwestern  Mutual.  “Our company culture encourages employees to make an impact both inside and outside our organization. Kimberley's skills as a leader have guided Northwestern Mutual and a number of nonprofits to new heights.” Goode was selected from a field of more than 500 candidates. Winners were chosen based on their ability to inspire others, corporate influence, scholastic achievement, career growth and community outreach. “Since Kimberley joined the company in 2008, she has completely transformed our thinking about the role that communications can play in growing the impact of Northwestern Mutual's powerful brand,” Rimai said. “She has been an incredible thought leader in our organization.” Goode previously served as president of the Northwestern Mutual Foundation, and is also on the board for the Northwestern Mutual Foundation. She has helped to shape the company's philanthropic giving and volunteerism across the nation. Prior to her current role, Goode held leadership positions with several global companies totaling more than 20 years of experience in corporate communications.

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