EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CUMBERLAND CID
Kim Menefee is the executive director for the Cumberland Community Improvement District (CID) and brings more than 20 years of experience in senior marketing, communications, public/government affairs and community engagement to the position.
Prior to arriving at the CID, Kim served as WellStar Health System’s senior vice president of Public/Government Affairs. She led the team that created the WellStar brand in addition to developing the organization’s government relations role building strong relationships at the local, state and federal levels. Most recently, she served as senior vice president of strategic community development where she was responsible for developing WellStar’s strategic direction and alignment of community engagement and sponsorship with philanthropy efforts.
Kim has long been heavily involved in metro Atlanta and the Cumberland district holding various leadership positions on not-for-profit boards. She is a member of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors where she served as chair in 2015, and as co-chair of Cobb’s Competitive Edge (now Select Cobb) which launched in 2013. She has served on the Georgia Chamber of Commerce Board of Governors, the Metro Atlanta Chamber Board of Advisors and Kennesaw State University Advisory Board, the latter of which she was a spring commencement speaker in 2016.
Kim holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Georgia’s Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, 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