Kimberly Duty is Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Industry Initiatives, with lead responsibility for developing and implementing a comprehensive strategic communications program for the Council. She oversees and directs three broad initiatives: NMHC's member information/content strategy, including digital/web communications; public affairs and public relations; and the industry’s technology initiative. She has 25 years of experience in the apartment sector. Prior to joining NMHC, Kim served as Assistant Director of the National Association of Home Builders' Multifamily Council where she managed the Council's legislative and regulatory issues and directed the group's communications and public relations program. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Phi Beta Kappa) in International Relations from The College of William & Mary, and she spent 18 months working at the Berlin, Germany Public Affairs Office during the fall of the Berlin wall. Kim also holds a Masters in Public Policy from Georgetown University.