EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CUMBERLAND CID
Kim Menefee serves as the executive director for the Cumberland Community Improvement District (CID). Having joined the state’s first CID in May 2019, Kim leads the efforts of partnering with commercial investors, government officials and stakeholders to improve infrastructure and enhance the community in the Cumberland CID. In her short tenure, Kim’s leadership has led to completing the funding of the Akers Mill Ramp that will provide access into the District as part of the successful, Northwest Corridor Express Lanes System, and the opening of a one-mile extension of the Bob Callan Trail. She also oversees Cumberland’s alternative transportation projects like the Cumberland Bike Share Program, a program designed to utilize a 38-mile network of multi-use trails throughout the Cumberland area.
Prior to joining the CID, Kim served in senior leadership roles for 25 years at WellStar Health System. Kim led the team that created the WellStar brand in addition to developing WellStar’s strategic direction and alignment of community engagement with the WellStar Foundation. At WellStar, Kim was successful in shaping the organization’s government relations role building strong relationships at all levels of government.
Kim has long been active in community organizations holding various leadership positions. She is a member of the Cobb Chamber Board of Directors where she served as Chairwoman in 2015. She was instrumental in launching Cobb’s Competitive Edge (now Select Cobb). She also has served on the Georgia Chamber Board of Governors, the Metro Atlanta Chamber Board of Advisors, Kennesaw State University Advisory Board and numerous not-for-profit Boards in Cobb County. Kim was named a “Notable Georgian” by Georgia Trend in 2020.
Kim holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Georgia’s Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Kim and her husband, Chris, reside in East Cobb and have four adult children.
DIRECTOR OF PLANNING AND PROJECTS, CUMBERLAND CID
Kyethea Clark is the Director of Operations for the Cumberland Community Improvement District (CID). She brings 15 years of planning experience in transportation, economic development, and land-use with quasi-governmental and local government agencies.
Kyethea is responsible for advancing the CID’s $230 million capital improvement project portfolio, which includes multi-use trail developments, streetscapes, roadway improvements, Bridgescapes, and beautification projects. She is also responsible for developing and administering special studies that promote the continued growth, development, and enhancement of the CID.
Prior to arriving at the CID, Kyethea was with the City of Marietta for nearly ten years, and was responsible for managing and advancing the city’s planning transportation, and grant writing initiatives. During Kyethea’s time with the city, she secured close to $10 million in the federal funds that helped implement transportation-related projects within the city. Kyethea also worked as a transportation planner with the Cobb County Department of Transportation.
Kyethea has a Master of City and Regional Planning degree from Georgia Tech, and a bachelor in Finance from Northern Kentucky University. She also holds the professional certification of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and is a member of the American Planning Association (APA) and Georgia Planning Association (GPA). She and her husband, Cedric, have two children.
E-Mail Kyethea Clark , Phone: 770-859-2324