Kim Hiett is chief administrative officer of Foley & Lardner LLP. In this business leadership position she is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the administration of the firm through the administrative leader in each office. Ms. Hiett helps to ensure that each office is sharing best practices firm-wide and reviews current operational functions. She is also responsible for identifying emerging trends and solutions in the delivery of legal support services to enhance the service levels to clients.
Prior to her current position, Ms. Hiett was the southeast region director of Foley where she oversaw the delivery of quality services in support of the legal operations of the region's five offices.
Ms. Hiett has substantial financial and managerial experience with major financial service firms and corporations. She is a Certified Public Accountant, and after receiving her accounting degree was an auditor with a Big Four national accounting firm. Ms. Hiett then transitioned to the corporate sector, holding several financial management positions with a Fortune 500 global food products corporation.
Ms. Hiett has received the “Woman of the Month” recognition from the Women's Business Journal.
Ms. Hiett has substantial community service involvement in Central Florida. She is a graduate of Leadership Orlando, an eight-month professional program in which key individuals from the Central Florida region interact to develop community service strategies and opportunities. Ms. Hiett also served as a member of the board of directors of the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida.