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Introducing Dr. Kimberly Ventus-Darks

Unforgettable, life changing, mesmerizing are just a few of the words that describe Dr. Kimberly Ventus-Darks. She is a highly sought after national and international motivator where she travels to 15 cities per month speaking on her own Dr. Kim’s tour to thousands each month. 


She is an advice columnist for magazines and newspapers throughout the country. Dr. Kim is the President of her own consulting business, The Dr. Kim Experience, LLC where she is highly regarded for her profound level of wisdom and intuition. Being a professor at local universities where she teaches students how to speak with power and confidence is also a great passion for her. She is a radio and television personality and she holds degrees in Social Work, Health Care Administration, Business Administration, with a Ph.D. in Interpersonal Communication and Administration with a Spiritual Emphasis.




Doctoral Degree - Interpersonal Communication & Administration
Dissertation – Author of book entitled:
"When Self Is Your Greatest Obstacle"

Antioch University Yellow Springs, Ohio 1992 - 1994

Graduate Degree – Health Care Administration
Special emphasis in Business Administration
Thesis – “The Research Of The Economic Stability Within African-American Hospitals”

Bachelor of Arts Degree – Health Care Administration w/ Special Emphasis in Gerontology
Senior Project – “The Study of Aging in the Tri-State Area”

University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio 1986 - 1988
Associate Degree – Social Work




University of Cincinnati 1998 Instructor Communiversity Program
Courses: When You Know That You Are Special But Your Life Is Ordinary · Overcoming Negativity

The College of Mount St. Joseph 1996-1998 Adjunct Professor

Antonelli College 1998-1999 Adjunct Professor
Courses: Public Speaking · Communications 1 & 2

Southern Ohio College 1996-1998 Adjunct Professor
Courses: Interpersonal Communication · Literature · Writing Composition



Memberships And Accomplishments

National Association for Training and Development

Toastmasters International

National Association of Female Executives

Health Care Executives Organization

Who’s Who Among Business Leaders

Selected by the Governing Body of Editors to receive the “Women of the Year Award”

Advisor – American Biographical Institute, Inc. – Research Board of Advisors

International Platform Association

American Association for Training & Development

Participant – National Speaker’s Forum



Author of CD series: " If I’m So Special, Why Do I Feel Ordinary”

Author of CD series: "No More Chains"

Author: "Overcoming the Dangerous People in Your Life”

Author of National Publication:“Confident & Capable”

Publisher: “Release It & Let It Go” (Motivational Teaching)

Author of book entitled: “When You Know That You Are Special But Your Life Is Ordinary”

Contributing Author for Book entitled:“Wit and Wisdom From the Buppie Club”

Advice Columnist: “Anointed Advice by Dr. Kimberly” (Praise! Magazine)

Advice Columnist: “Dr. Kimberly the Anointed Advisor” (Cornerstone Christian


Publisher:“Destiny” (a bi-monthly newsletter)

Article “How your Learning Style Influences Your Personal Success” (Purpose Magazine)

Cover Story: “Conflict Resolution in the Workplace” (Small Business News)

Dissertation Book entitled: “When Self Is Your Greatest Obstacle”

Monthly newsletter: “Looking Beyond Today-Daring To Be Different” (for CincinnatiTeenagers)

Manual: “The Research of the Economic Stability Within African-American Hospitals”

Article: “The Battle of the Genders” (Purpose Magazine)