Kimberly Mathis is a native of Dallas, Texas and a 1996 honors graduate of Skyline High School. After graduation she went on to attend Texas A&M University-Commerce on a full academic scholarship awarded through the prestigious Roger Alsabrook Foundation. At Texas A&M-Commerce, she was a frequent affiliate of the Dean’s List and a member of the Lions co-ed cheer squad. In 1998 she became a proud member of the prominent Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and earned 3rd place honors for Outstanding Undergraduate Chapter President in the South Central Region. Kim graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in the Spring of 2000. Immediately following she entered the workforce as a Research Analyst for Electronic Data Systems (EDS) in Plano, Texas and served as assistant Marketing Director for the COMDEX Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2001. Pulling on her corporate experience and business education, she became a member of the Women of Influence, Incorporated Conference Executive Board and Sponsorship Committee Chairman. Later in 2003, she would launch her entrepreneurial passions and become a franchisee co-owner of Wings-To-Go. In 2006 she earned a Texas Realtors License before taking a position as an income tax professional at Income Tax Specialists in Dallas, Texas. Kim has been a registered preparer with the Internal Revenue Service since 2006 and currently owns and operates her own income tax service, The Tax Lady. She also serves as Vice President of the Kevin Mathis Foundation, a nonprofit charity founded in 2004 that focuses on youth empowerment, building stronger communities and providing support for families affected by drug addiction. She lives in Colleyville, Texas and is married to her college sweetheart and former NFL defensive back, Kevin Mathis. They are the proud parents of three children, Kennedy, Kaleb and Kole. She enjoys interior design, traveling, writing and a good book. She will pursue a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing in the Fall of 2019.